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A nice Pattaya Architect story

Postby jazzman » Wed Jun 27, 2007 10:18 am

Looking for a good architect in Pattaya?

Check out this story posted by thaimic:
http://coolthaihouse.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=932&highlight=
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Re: A nice Pattaya Architect story

Postby greg34 » Tue Apr 15, 2008 12:54 am

jazzman wrote:Looking for a good architect in Pattaya?

Check out this story posted by thaimic:
http://coolthaihouse.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=932&highlight=

It's interesting ang useful story. Thanks.
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Re: A nice Pattaya Architect story

Postby rosegate » Sat Apr 19, 2008 10:35 am

greg34 wrote:
jazzman wrote:Looking for a good architect in Pattaya?

Check out this story posted by thaimic:
http://coolthaihouse.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=932&highlight=

It's interesting ang useful story. Thanks.


I met Khun Fook sometime last year, nice young Thai lad, & from what he showed me he appeared he was very capable, i asked if he could sign drawings of, but he said one of his relatives does that for him?

His prices are very fair a lot cheaper that anybody else I know of locally/Pattaya.

His English is a bit limted, but I'm sure if you bare with him he will get what you want in the end
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Re: A nice Pattaya Architect story

Postby thaimic » Thu Sep 09, 2010 10:56 am

I just met with Khun Fook, about a new project, I think my 4th with K.Fook. His partner now, is a Thai fellow who grew up in America named Patrick. Intelligent, funny, educated in Engineering, and spoke perfect American English. A winning team, to be sure.
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Re: A nice Pattaya Architect story

Postby rchapstick » Thu Sep 13, 2012 7:01 am

Curious if anyone has updated contact info for khun Fluke. It seems the mobile number in the origianl post is now assigned to someone else.

Alternatively, if someone has a recommendation for an archtiect in Pattaya/Sattahip area, I'm all ears.
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Re: A nice Pattaya Architect story

Postby Shastadad » Thu Sep 13, 2012 8:03 pm

Before you continue your quest for Fluke I would suggest that you review this post by BM gliffaes in

Re: Dream House Build for 1/5th the Price

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=3225&start=450#p38346

And have a look at my album here:

http://www.coolthaihouse.com/cthpics/th ... 02&page=32

starting on page 32 and paying particular attention to those pics that detail numerous "do overs" that were a direct result of failure to adequately supervise and control the builder and subcontractors
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Re: A nice Pattaya Architect story

Postby fredlk » Sat Sep 15, 2012 11:12 am

Aside from the problems mentioned here by other members I want to add that he did an excellent job designing a house for me. I was and am very happy with all the work he did on that front and for the small price I paid. He failed in the end on the project management side here, but as a designer I would not hesitate to use him again if he were willing and able.

My view is that personal problems came into play and in his project management role there were conflicts of interest between his friend-brother the builder and the client, us. I think his loyalties were tested and in the end family came first.
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Re: A nice Pattaya Architect story

Postby Shastadad » Sat Sep 15, 2012 6:10 pm

fredlk wrote:Aside from the problems mentioned here by other members I want to add that he did an excellent job designing a house for me. I was and am very happy with all the work he did on that front and for the small price I paid. He failed in the end on the project management side here, but as a designer I would not hesitate to use him again if he were willing and able.

My view is that personal problems came into play and in his project management role there were conflicts of interest between his friend-brother the builder and the client, us. I think his loyalties were tested and in the end family came first.


You are only as good as your last job :oops:

Enough said
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Re: A nice Pattaya Architect story

Postby rchapstick » Mon Sep 24, 2012 12:56 am

I appreciate the words of warning and advice.

Let me clarify what I am looking for. I am looking for someone who can develop plans and get those plans submitted and approved. I do not what a project manager, which seems to be the area where Khun Fluke has failed others.

It has been suggested that I develop a plan on my own, and get my builder to do the detailed plans. For us, this could be problematic, as we only plan on building a small guest house now and the main house in 5+ years time, yet we want to have an integrated plan for all structures designed and approved. Thus my desire to have a stand-alone architect. I have also discovered I am not very good at doing floor plans, and I do not have the time to make myself good at this. I'd rather spend the 30k+ to have someone else do this for me.

We did actually meet with Khun Fluke, along with another architect. With either person, we intend to put little/no monies up front, but instead will pay for work delivered. I believe that will protect us.
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Re: A nice Pattaya Architect story

Postby pklongball » Thu Jul 25, 2013 9:56 am

So what is the latest about Khun Fluke? Did you use him or another arch? Fluke seems to have dropped off the radar here on CTH
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Re: A nice Pattaya Architect story

Postby past08 » Mon Feb 08, 2016 3:21 pm

<Bye ... best regards to India - mod>
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Re: A nice Pattaya Architect story

Postby schuimpge » Mon Feb 08, 2016 7:29 pm

past08 wrote:<Bye ... best regards to India - mod>


Best reply for February '15 contest...lol
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Re: A nice Pattaya Architect story

Postby MGV12 » Mon Feb 08, 2016 7:36 pm

schuimpge wrote:
past08 wrote:<Bye ... best regards to India - mod>


Best reply for February '15 contest...lol


"Best reply for February '15 contest"

Started to feel special for a minute there :lol: :lol:

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Re: A nice Pattaya Architect story

Postby schuimpge » Mon Feb 08, 2016 8:14 pm

Oops..market, beers & cold weather make for easy mistakes :lol:
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