A study of Khoksalung community identity for tower design guideline for cultural community tourism in Lopburi Province


  • Phadaree Kittiwattanawanich คณะสถาปัตยกรรมศาสตร์ มหาวิทยาลัยเทคโนโลยีราชมงคลธัญบุรี


Khoksalung community, culture, identity, perception, design guidelines


This research aims to find the cultural identity and the way of life including to cognitive behavior on the conceptual framework of Khok Salung community’s identity. The collecting data method was divided into two parts; 1) the survey and data analysis of community belief cultur from documentary investigation 2) fieldwork research by survey ing within Khok Salung community, interviewing with 7 experts related to Khok Salung community and collecting a questionnaire of 50 people living in Khok Salung community. The enquiry focused on the relationship of beliefs with religion and life that expressed in a ritual form, people, and customs through stories or legends. Their believed that can be conveyed into the intangible assets of local exhibitions for tourism. The results suggest the following; 1) the local patterns of products should be natural pattern such as plain weaving patterns, a basket weave, geometric patterns such as squares, crossovers, and curves, 2) the tone color should represent the natural dyeing, 3) the materials should be more authentic and 4) the building style should be an architectural style in harmony with the local contexts.


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