PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT OF A CREATIVE LIVING SPACE IN LAMPANG, NORTHERN THAILAND
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This is a qualitative investigation to develop a prototype and guidelines for a creative liveable space according to the management plan and development mechanism in Lampang, a city in Northern Thailand. The researchers collected data from academic documents and field studies through observation, brainstorming meetings, interviews with key informants and transect surveys. Data were analysed by analytic induction and typological analysis. The results revealed a high degree of participation among stakeholders in Lampang communities, who initiated and developed a pilot scheme to promote the local area's cultural heritage. From experiences in the field, the researcher developed a five-step process for developing creative, liveable cities through community participation. The approach uses a hybrid model for development, combining academic principles and community involvement.
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