suvarnabhumi, bangkok

September 2, 2008

Our trip back to KL this time took us through Suvarnabhumi, the not-so-new anymore Bangkok airport. Without the state of emergency that has now been declared in Bangkok, all seemed very calm and peaceful.

I found the terminal reminiscent of Charles de Gaulle’s Terminal 2E, refreshing and clean, if a little on the sterile side. My favourite was an ultra-bling golden mini-pagoda at one end (you can see it peeking out from behind the board in the photo above). Not quite according to the architects brief, I suspect!


4 Responses to “suvarnabhumi, bangkok”

  1. Matt George Says:

    I love the circular flow of the photo. I can see the pagoda in the back. It’s all about the details and in this photo there is just a wonderful balance with the elements. Nice work! 🙂

  2. sunburn Says:

    hey matt, thanks a lot. this was the only photo i took that really felt like i did being there. had a quick peek at your photos, i think you would love photgraphing in malaysia too! lots of street life.

  3. QuaChee Says:

    i love this airport. i think it has a unique character of its own 🙂

  4. sunburn Says:

    i love this part of it as well. the immigration and bggae hall… not so much. was not quite convinced of the raw concrete ceiling look…

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