Conserving Heritage in Southeast Asian Cities:
Planning for Continuity and Change
Chiang Saen, Thailand

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In October–November 2009, the GCI collaborated with SEAMEO-SPAFA to organize and deliver a two-week field workshop at the historic settlement of Chiang Saen (Chiang Rai Province), Thailand. The workshop addressed international conservation principles and their application to historic settlements, the value and challenges of working in a multi-disciplinary team, and practical methodologies for engaging various sectors of the community in complex heritage conservation planning. To read more about this activity, please visit the project homepage.

The didactic materials below were originally developed for the above course.

Course Calendar (PDF, 2pp., 131KB)

Technical Note
Tourism and Development (PDF, 7pp., 176KB)

Session Outline
Tourism and Development at Multiple Scales (PDF, 2pp., 111KB)

Technical Note
Community Participation in Heritage Conservation (PDF, 10pp., 385KB)

Session Outline
Community in the Planning Process (PDF, 3pp., 119KB)

Community in the Planning Process (PDF, 3pp., 193KB)

Session Outline
Community Involvement and Participation Case Study (PDF, 2pp., 111KB)

Bibliography (PDF, 5pp., 147KB)