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What has happened to Khana Ratsadon’s architectural heritage?

Bangkok Post: What has happened to Khana Ratsadon’s architectural heritage?
Date: 25 June 2017

Eighty-five years after Khana Ratsadon staged a coup which ended Thailand’s absolute monarchy, its architectural heritage faces oblivion. Some buildings have been forgotten. Some have been demolished. Most are not protected by the law. Just like Khana Ratsadon’s controversial figures who have been given different accounts of their acts. Chatri Prakitnonthakan, associate professor at Silpakorn University’s Faculty of Architecture, a specialist in Khana Ratsadon’s architectural legacy, reviews their current status.

Location: Bangkok