Spatial management guidelines for buffer zone between logistic station and surrounding area to enhance community well-being


  • Jirakrit Judphol Faculty of Architecture, Naresuan University
  • Suwanna Rongwiriyaphanich Faculty of Architecture, Naresuan University


logistic station, buffer zone, community well-being, spatial management guidelines


The defining of buffer zone is a method of spatial management approaches to mitigate negative impacts of logistic stations to surrounding areas. Buffer zone is normally defined in terms of distance around the polluting area. However, buffer zone could potentially be managed and utilized in a more efficient way than just to leave as an empty open space. This paper is studied and analyzed the concept of community well-being and development of area surrounding community transportation. The result proposes spatial management guidelines of buffer zone between logistic station and surrounding community for enhancing community well-being through land use pattern or activities in area. Then there are applied with the concept of development of area surrounding community transportation for determine the land use proportion. The analysis of community well-being will show in land use that evaluate the lack of community well-being in area surrounding of logistic station. The proposed guidelines are developed in form of land uses or activities that are suitable to specific feature characters of buffer areas and key users in particular area. In sum, there are applied to Phitsanulok logistic station as a case study to illustrate the land use proportion, limitations, and application observation to support the community well-being and surrounding buffer zones.


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