Integration of cultural event on community historical townscape in a case study of Chompoo temple in Chang Moi community, Chiang Mai


  • Chiranthanin Kitika Faculty of Architecture, Chiang Mai University
  • Sant Suwatcharapinun Faculty of Architecture, Chiang Mai University
  • Pranom Tansukanun คณะสถาปัตยกรรมศาสตร์ มหาวิทยาลัยเชียงใหม่
  • Umpiga Shummadtayar Faculty of Architecture, Chiang Mai University
  • Ajirapa Pradit Faculty of Art and Architecture, Rajamangala University of Technology Lanna


townscape, community network, cultural event , community historical site, learning city


Chiang Mai is a cultural city where has been forcing specifically for economy aspect and tourism. Since 2021, Chiang Mai becomes membership of UNESCO learning city network. Towards concept of learning city, the city has been driven with networking of people to identify local knowledge as city asset. This research aims to integrate cultural event with community townscape as meaningfully historical site and communities networking. Chang Moi district has selected by Thailand creative and design center as creative district since 2019. This district has known for various of culture movements and presently has rising numbers of creative business. Research objective combines with 2 topics, first topic is to identify historical townscape as community foundation. Second topic is to provide cultural event as community networking. With 4 workshops of local communities, the research outcome is to create cultural event with historical townscape by integrating with community driven networking. This event is called “Kon Kao Ya Koo” which restores the idea of temple centered community and this integration collaborates with community networks towards sustainable city.


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