Development of Support System Tools for Protect Cultural Heritage Sites from Flood Risk (PCH) Plug-in Tools

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Wittaya Daungthima
Kazunori Hokao


This paper demonstrates the procedure for development of a support system to protect cultural heritage from flood risk (PCH) plug-in tools in SketchUp that supports planners and designers in developing satisfactory design solutions in the conceptual design integrated with urban management and local neighborhood. As well as the outline of the support system, the results of system use the mapping for flood risk protection and urban cultural heritage in Ayutthaya. In this stage, two approaches are presented including an urban scale and local neighborhood scale which were mapping of cultural heritage distributions damage sites and neighborhood map making. To support decision maker and local people to identify more policies necessary for better living safety and awareness, protection of cultural heritage. A holistic view based on integrated flood risk assessment and cultural methods for establish a support system for the integration of spatial information from decision maker of flood risk and cultural heritage planning for multi-scale spatial planning is further.


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