The Forestias

The Forestias is a new residential-led master plan with massive landscaped areas. Located in the outskirts of Bangkok, the development addresses the growing disconnection between contemporary city life and family traditions. It focuses on serving the community, promoting multi-generational family co-living and reconnecting with nature—a template for healthier and happier urban living in Thailand. The development is also based on innovative city principles, with autonomous vehicles, smart meters and sensor networks.


Establishing a positive relationship with nature is the key element that underpins the master plan. The main entrance gives visitors a glimpse of how the development sits in harmony with nature. There is a ‘UX centre’ showcasing the vision of the project’s concept through immersive and interactive experiences. Meanwhile, the pavilion features a canopy walk that extends into the central green forest and links the northern and the southern zones.

The northern areas contain more city-level public functions, while the more significant southern portion is primarily residential. At the centre of the site is a ‘forest’ that defines the essence of the development, showcasing a positive relationship between the built and the natural environments. Lush greenery surrounds the entire development with planted areas offering a variety of experiences and functions. As residents and visitors travel through the site, they are surrounded by denser green spaces presenting a sense of escape into an urban oasis.

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Project Name
The Forestias
Bangkok, Thailand
Expected Completion
Site Area
640,000 square metres
Gross Floor Area
785,000 square metres
Areas Breakdown
Retail: 80,000 square metres
Offices: 20,000 square metres
Hotel: 27,400 square metres
Forest Pavilion: 6,010 square metres
Mulberry Grove Villas: 37,000 square metres
Mulberry Grove Condominiums: 88,000 square metres
Mulberry Grove Villa by Six Senses: 22,000 square metres
Whizdom Condominium: 98,000 square metres
Building Height
40 storeys with two-level basement
Number of Units
300 apartments; 145 villas
Magnolia Quality Development Corporation Limited (MQDC)
Project Management
Forest Pavilion by Meinhardt; Retail by ACSI; Hotel by Propertist; Mulberry Villas and Condominium by Project Asia; Whizdom Condominium by Cornerstone Management
Conceptual Design Consultant
Foster + Partners (Thailand)
Partner & Director
Sunphol Sorakul
Design Team
Gerard Evenden; Toby Blunt; Sunphol Sorakul; Ashley Lane; Daniele Sbaraglia; Gonzalo Costa Santolaria; Mariana Castro Baquero; Nithita Fongtanakit; Pedro Ribeiro de Almeida; Eirini Kouka; Oscar Gill; Ruggero Bruno Chialastri; Rachel Khalil; Adrian Coleman; Amaya Gonzalez; Tim Schreiber; Sarah Mouawad; Efstathios Damtsas; Joe Paxton; Patricia Troyas; Ryan Gormley; Tadeo Ciaurriz Taberna; Yolanda Leung; Joshua Long; Michael Mitchell; Tiffany Pau; Isabelle Lam; Tom Lobb; Vili Welroos; Hamza Farooq; Jonathan Wren; Ebru Payne; Assawin Choochottavorn
Local Collaborating Architect
Architects 49
Civil & Structural Engineers
EEC Lincolne Scott; Infra Technology Service Co Ltd
MEP Engineers
EEC Engineering Network Co Ltd
Quantity Surveyor
Cost Plan
Lighting Consultant
APLD Design Co Ltd
Landscape Architect
TK Studio Co Ltd
Traffic Consultant
Meinhardt (Thailand) Ltd
Main Contractor(s)
Forest Pavilion by Christiani & Nielsen (Thai) PCL; Mulberry Villas by Glory Constructions Co Ltd; Mulberry Condominium by Siphya Construction Group
Images/Photos (credit to)
Foster + Partners, London, England وان ایکس بت بت فوروارد