Participatory Planning Approach to Urban Conservation and Regeneration in Amphawa Community, Thailand

  • Wannasilpa Peerapun Faculty of Architecture, Chulalongkorn University Thailand


The objective of this article is to examine participatory planning approach to urban conservation and regeneration in Amphawa Community, Thailand which includes a series of interrelated projects starting from 2000 until the present. Action research procedure is adopted and various public participation techniques are applied intensively throughout the planning process. In addition, “Amphawa Model”, the community conservation and regeneration model, is developed to help direct all strategies and policies. Urban conservation and regeneration of Amphawa Community is very successful, making it an excellent case study for urban conservation and regeneration planning at the local level..

Keywords participatory planning, urban conservation and regeneration, Amphawa community

eISSN 2514-751X © 2018. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open-access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license ( Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.

How to Cite
PEERAPUN, Wannasilpa. Participatory Planning Approach to Urban Conservation and Regeneration in Amphawa Community, Thailand. Asian Journal of Environment-Behaviour Studies, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 6, p. 147-155, jan. 2018. ISSN 2514-751X. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 20 feb. 2020. doi:

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