Tops Club Rama 2
Building Type: Retail – Membership Club
Location: Rama 2 Road, Bangkoontien District,
Area: 15,000 sq.m. retail buildings
and 9,500 sq.m. parking building on 19.2 rai land
Service Scope: Architecture , Interior as local architect.
A new chain membership oriented high-end membership retail club subsidiary name TOPS club was opened in September 2022. Tops Club operates under the membership model carries more than 3500 products in five categories: dry grocery and beverage, fresh food, alcohol, general merchandise, and household, 70% are imported items within those products from USA, Canada, Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand. One of the unique requirements from the client that no other high end membership club in the world has done is their 15,000 square meter retail space separate to 3 buildings, each just under 5000 square meter per zoning requirements and connect through a decorated tunnel.
The main Architecture and Structural components of the building used 3 meters high masonry blocks for lower wall per security of the building reasons. And the main building use pre-engineering steel structure with pre-engineered metal siding for quick, easy, simple construction. The concept of pre-engineering building is to give customers a warehouse, valuable product look as the concept of high-end membership club retail is aiming for high end valuable products sales. The pre-engineering steel structure also accomplished minimum column size to locate between sales steel racks and maximize the corridor width to enhance customer’s shopping experience with bigger than normal shopping carts.