Chicago-based Skidmore Owings & Merrill (SOM) is to design One Bangkok, a new mixed-use development in Bangkok. This vertical village would comprise of homes and work space for around 60,000 people. It would be the single largest private-sector development in Thailand till date. This vertical village would embody the vibrant spirit of Bangkok’s dense urban environment, with welcoming streetscapes, public plazas, and landscaped green space. There would be a variety of towers with individual characters and features, from cascading green terraces to sky gardens.