Guidelines on Promotion of The Public Space Potential in the Old District of Nakhon Ratchasima City

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Nithi Lisnund


This paper would like to point out the potential of public space in the old city of Nakhon Ratchasima. All public areas have 7 components : 1. Temple court 2. Urban Plaza 3. Market 4. Shrine 5. Parking 6. Pond, Canal and Park 7. Street and Pedestrian would be led to a promotion the potential of public space in the old city of Nakhon Ratchasima. The research methodology includes 1. Reviewing concepts and theory of the public space 2. Exploring the elements of public space, by maps to identify the location and using public space by questionnaires and interviews. 3. Data analysis of using and requirements of the target audience. 4. Concluding to guideline on promotion of The public space potential in the old district of Nakhon Ratchasima city

The study found that the potential of the area in the old city of Nakhon Ratchasima can be classified into two main issues. 1. The public space have the highest potential, including the temple courtyard urban park should encourage flexible deployment and connection of semi-private area and private which are located in the old town area. 2. The plan is to promote the physical of public space to the quality of life of local residents, for example to addition lighting for public space, to bring a unique atmosphere in old district Nakhon Ratchasima city, to administer area along the canal for using benefit of the public which have led to the development of sustainable cities.


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