In an exclusive video interview, we have a nose around superstar architect’s Bill Bensley‘s Bangkok home and studio, Baan Botanica, that he shares with his partner Jirachai Rengthong and six gorgeous Jack Russell terriers. In this intimate 15 minute video – shot in different parts of the house – we find out what Bill’s been up to while sheltering in place, his tips to #KeepYourMindTravelling, and the fate of his beloved Bensley Collection properties like the one we got to roadtest at the Shinta Mani Angkor.
We also pry into his future plans and what he’s been working on, lifting the lid on his time-warp opera meets art-deco project, the Capella Hanoi and a rather ambitious animal sanctuary project in China with a mission to inspire the future generation. Plus he dishes out some Monty Python inspired advice, and that’s to always look on the bright side of life – in true Bensley style. So get comfy in your armchair with a box of popcorn, and enjoy!
Watch the interview here: