Report on first CU-KUL Summer School “(re)-Discovering Nan”

Final Presentation was held at Chulalongkorn University in the presence of H.E. Ambassador Phillipe Kridelka.

From 24 July till 4 August 2017, the Faculties of Architecture of Chulalongkorn University and KU Leuven organised the first CU-KUL Summer School “(re)-Discovering Nan” as part of their academic cooperation. Under the supervision of Asst. Prof. Koen De Wandeler (KUL) and Asst. Prof. Vorapat Inkarojrit (CU), 7 Master students from KUL and 10 Master students from CU explored urban form and architecture in Northern Thailand and elaborated a conceptual design for tourism-oriented facilities in the historical centre of Nan, Northern Thailand.

They presented their summary findings for feedback from the Nan municipal authorities on 2 August 2017.

On 4 august, they presented their overall summer school experience and the fine-tuned design proposals at the Faculty of Architecture of Chulalongkorn University in the presence of H.E. Mr. Philippe Kridelka, Belgian Ambassador to Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar.

Acknowledgement is due to Assoc. Prof. Pinraj Khanjanusthiti, Dean of the Faculty of Architecture of Chulalongkorn University who hosted this summer school, to CU counterpart Dr. Vorapat Inkarojrit and valued colleagues Dr. Chomchon Fusinpaiboon and Dr. Chittawadi Chitrabongs, as well as to Malin Phlernjai, Nicha Wiboonpote, Patchera Chantanayingyong, Apichart Kittimethaveenan, and Abdelramhan Omar Kashmiry who helped prepare the summer school. Special thanks are due to Tatpong Krisadawat who has laid the groundworks for this preparation since the start of the second semester of AY 2016-17.



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