The Attitude in Urban Planning of Thai Urban Public Space: A Case Study of Bangkok Metropolitan Area, Thailand

  • Chompoonut Kongphunphin Faculty of Architecture and Planning, Thammasat University
  • Pawinee Iamtrakul Faculty of Architecture and Planning, Thammasat University
  • Manat Srivanit Faculty of Architecture and Planning, Thammasat University
Keywords: Urban public spaces, Ranking method, Urban development, Creative, Identity, Sustainable

Abstract

Public space represents the concerning of social, economic and environmental of the country where should lead to sustain the urban development. An objective of this article is to identify zoning of public spaces by using the decision of 80 experts whose working experiences involved in urban planning disciplines. The methodology of the study was designed to incorporate, urban, creative, identity and sustainable issues which are four major criteria for signifying the public spaces in Thai context. The weighted score demonstrated importance of different key urban development policy were ranked by the experts, and integrated with geospatial analysis on Geographic Information System (GIS). Bangkok, the capital of Thailand was selected for the study area. The analyzed zoning by the expert decisions revealed that the most suitability level of area scatters all over Bangkok, covering 4.635 square kilometer or 0.3 percent of Bangkok area. Three groups identifying by locations of public spaces were clustered and their locations concentrates at the inner of Bangkok or city center, the upper part of Bangkok, and scatters sparse outside of the city center, respectively. The results of this study could help for identifying the appropriate zone of public space in Bangkok and its vicinities.

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Published
2018-12-03
How to Cite
Kongphunphin, C., Iamtrakul, P., & Srivanit, M. (2018). The Attitude in Urban Planning of Thai Urban Public Space: A Case Study of Bangkok Metropolitan Area, Thailand. nternational ournal of uilding, rban, nterior and andscape echnology (BUILT), 12, 59-74. etrieved from https://ph02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/BUILT/article/view/169212
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