The Role of the Planning and Architecture Design of Religious Buildings After The Earthquake

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Wittaya Daungthima


This paper demonstrates the application of post-disaster recovery processes to design and planning religious architecture in Chiang Rai, 2014. Fundraising revitalization process for architectural design is another important process after the disaster. As well as agency or organization it is another factor that is important. Organizations that play a role in restoring core architecture from earthquakes include: Northern Regional (Lanna) Committee (2014-2016), Architects Siamese Association Under the Royal Patronage (ASA) this is another group that has driven the fundraising process to members and network partners through the activity model, earning money and making merit. The study found that the process of surveying religious buildings had received 99 earthquakes and was selected through four factors, including 1) the architecture was severely damaged; 2) Architecture that doesn’t receives a budget for reconstruction; 3) A restoration period and; 4) the process of community involvement or organization networks. To contribute to the decision support tools for the restoration of valuable areas or architectures damaged by earthquake disasters. There are 2 places of worship (Wat Mae Lao Wanaram and Wat Dong Mafuang) that are in the process of reconstruction, layout plan, architecture design and to raise funds for reconstruction until further architectural construction.


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