Street, Yangon, Myanmar[16°77'68.99"N 96°15'32.02"E]
"Keeping heritage alive for a vibrant and viable urban future"

Community Cultural Mapping

Heritage Sites Profiled
Stories Shared
Heritage Precincts Mapped
Civil Society Co-creators

CULTURAL MAPPING IN SUKHOTHAI

Sukhothai, Thailand, 2019 – ongoing

  • Sponsor: British Council
  • Partner: Phitsanulok University
  • Project: Community curative process to identify and document the intangible and tangible heritage of Thung Luang Village
  • Result: Thung Luang walking itinerary in iDiscover – smartphone application and illustrated map

CULTURAL MAPPING IN GALLE FORT

Galle Fort, Sri Lanka, 2019 – ongoing

  • Sponsor: Dutch Embassy Colombo
  • Partner: Galle Heritage Foundation
  • Project: Community curative process to identify and document the architectural details and family histories of historic buildings in Galle Fort
  • Result: Galle Fort walking itinerary in iDiscover – smartphone application and illustrated map

CULTURAL MAPPING IN AHEMDEABAD

Ahmedabad, India, 2019 – ongoing

  • Sponsor: Prince Claus Fund
  • Partner: International Centre for Sustainable Cities, Creative Yatra
  • Project: Community curative process to identify and document tangible and intangible heritage through the lens of local women and children in five selected pols in the old town of Ahmedabad
  • Result: Ahmedabad walking itinerary in iDiscover – smartphone application and illustrated map

CULTURAL MAPPING IN SHEK TONG TSUI

Hong Kong, 2019

  • Sponsor: Hotel Jen Hong Kong
  • Partner: Caritas MCSK Community Centre
  • Project: Community curative process to identify and document tangible and intangible heritage in old neighbourhood in the western part of HK island
  • Result: Shek Tong Tsui walking itinerary in iDiscover – smartphone application and illustrated map

CULTURAL MAPPING IN KENNEDY TOWN

Hong Kong, 2018

  • Sponsor: Grosvenor Asia Pacific
  • Partner: Caritas MCSK Community Centre
  • Project: Community curative process to identify and document tangible and intangible heritage in old neighbourhood in the western part of HK island
  • Result: Kennedy Town walking itinerary in iDiscover – smartphone application and illustrated map

CULTURAL MAPPING IN SAI YING PUN

Hong Kong, 2018

  • Sponsor: Urban Renewal Fund
  • Partner: Caritas MCSK Community Centre, Magic Lanes Community Design Studio
  • Project: Community curative process to identify and document tangible and intangible heritage in old neighbourhood in the western part of HK island
  • Result: Sai Ying Pun walking itinerary in iDiscover – smartphone application and illustrated map

COMMUNITY CULTURAL MAPPING IN KALAW

Kalaw, Myanmar, 2018

  • Sponsor: GIZ
  • Partner: Kalaw Tourism Organisation
  • Project: Community curative process to tell stories of long-time residents and document the spirit of place through the lens of locals by identifying tangible and intangible heritage in the mountain town of Kalaw
  • Result: Kalaw Heritage Trail in iDiscover – smartphone application and illustrated map

COMMUNITY CULTURAL MAPPING IN COLOMBO

Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2018

  • Sponsors: Shared Heritage Fund of Dutch Culture, Cantaloupe Hotels, PWA Architects
  • Partners: Colombo Heritage Collective, Heritage Hands On
  • Project: Community curative process to tell stories of residents and document the spirit of place through the lens of locals by identifying tangible and intangible heritage in four neighbourhoods in old Colombo: Fort, Pettah, Slave Island and Cinnamon Gardens
  • Result: People of Colombo Storybook and four walking/cycling itineraries in iDiscover – smartphone application and illustrated map

COMMUNITY CULTURAL MAPPING IN QUIAPO

Manila, Philippines, 2018

  • Partners: Tralulu, Kapitbahayan sa kalye bautista (KKB), San Sebastian Basilica Conservation and Development Foundation
  • Project:Community curative process to identify and document tangible and intangible heritage in Manila’s oldest neighbourhood
  • Result: Quiapo walking itinerary in iDiscover – smartphone application and illustrated map

COMMUNITY CULTURAL MAPPING IN POBLACION

Manila, Philippines, 2018

  • Sponsor: British Council Philippines
  • Partners: Pineapple Lab, City government of Makati
  • Project: Community curative process to identify and document tangible and intangible heritage in the old heart of Makati
  • Result: Poblacion walking itinerary in iDiscover – smartphone application and illustrated map

COMMUNITY CULTURAL MAPPING IN LEI YUE MUN

Hong Kong, 2018

  • Sponsor: Jockey Club Charities Trusts
  • Partner: Christian Family Services Centre
  • Project: Community curative process to identify and document tangible and intangible heritage in a remote and misunderstood part of Hong Kong
  • Result: Lei Yue Mun walking itinerary iDiscover – smartphone application and illustrated map

COMMUNITY CULTURAL MAPPING IN KWUN TONG

Hong Kong, 2018

  • Sponsor: Jockey Club Charities Trusts
  • Partner: Christian Family Services Centre
  • Project: Community curative process to identify and document tangible and intangible heritage in an industrial neighbourhood of Hong Kong
  • Result: Kwun Tong walking itinerary iDiscover – smartphone application and illustrated map

COMMUNITY CULTURAL MAPPING IN BINONDO

Manila, Philippines, 2017

  • Sponsor: MyTown Philippines
  • Partners: Escolta Commercial Association, Escolta Volunteer Arm, the Heritage Conservation Society, Tralulu, Old Manila Walks, the Heritage Collective
  • Project: Community curative process to identify and document tangible and intangible heritage in Manila’s Chinatown
  • Result: Community curative process to identify and document tangible and intangible heritage in Manila’s Chinatown

COMMUNITY CULTURAL MAPPING IN CHIANG MAI

Chiang Mai, Thailand, 2017

  • Sponsor: Thailand Creative and Design Centre
  • Partners: Chiang Mai City Arts & Cultural Centre
  • Project: Community curative process to identify and document tangible and intangible heritage in in Wat Muen Ngoen Kong in Chiang Mai
  • Result: Chiang Mai walking itinerary in iDiscover – smartphone application and illustrated map

COMMUNITY CULTURAL MAPPING IN YANGON

Yangon, Myanmar, 2016

  • Sponsor: 57 Below Group
  • Partners: Pre-collegiate Program Yangon / Hla Day
  • Project: Community curative process to identify and document tangible and intangible heritage in four neighbourhoods in the historic core of Yangon (Downtown, Chinatown, Indian Quarter and around the Secretariat).
  • Result: Four walking itineraries in iDiscover – smartphone application and illustrated map

COMMUNITY CULTURAL MAPPING IN LAMPANG

Lampang, Thailand, 2016

  • Sponsor: Thai National Housing Authority/The Crown Property Bureau
  • Partner: Niyom Pattamasiyavee Foundation
  • Project:Community curative process to identify and document tangible and intangible heritage in the historic timber trading town of Lampang in Northern Thailand
  • Result: Lampang walking itinerary in iDiscover – smartphone application and illustrated map

CULTURAL MAPPING IN SUNDA KELAPA

Jakarta, Indonesia, 2016

  • Sponsor: NUFFIC
  • Partners: BPPI Indonesian Heritage Trust / Sunda Kelapa Heritage
  • Project: Community curative process to identify and document tangible and intangible heritage in the historic harbour of Jakarta
  • Result: Sunda Kelapa cycling itinerary in iDiscover – smartphone application and illustrated map

COMMUNITY CULTURAL MAPPING IN KOTA TUA

Jakarta, Indonesia, 2016

  • Sponsor: Jasindo Assuransi
  • Partners: BPPI Indonesian Heritage Trust/ Konsortium Kota Tua
  • Project: Community curative process to identify and document tangible and intangible heritage in Kota Tua, the historic heart of Jakarta
  • Result: Kota Tua walking itinerary in iDiscover – smartphone application and illustrated map

CULTURAL MAPPING IN GLODOK

Jakarta, Indonesia, 2016

  • Sponsor: NUFFIC
  • Partners: BPPI Indonesian Heritage Trust/ Konsortium Kota Tua
  • Project: Community curative process to identify and document tangible and intangible heritage in Glodok, Jakarta’s Chinatown
  • Result: Glodok walking itinerary in iDiscover – smartphone application and illustrated map

COMMUNITY CULTURAL MAPPING IN SURABAYA

Surabaya, Indonesia, 2016

  • Sponsor: NUFFIC
  • Partners: BPPI Indonesian Heritage Trust/ Surabaya Memory
  • Project: Community curative process to identify and document tangible and intangible heritage in the Kota Lama, the old town of Surabaya
  • Result: Surabaya Kota walking itinerary in iDiscover – smartphone application and illustrated map

COMMUNITY CULTURAL MAPPING IN YOGYAKARTA

Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 2016

  • Sponsor: NUFFIC
  • Partners: BPPI Indonesian Heritage Trust/ Kotagede Heritage
  • Project: Community curative process to identify and document tangible and intangible heritage in Kotagede, Yogyakarta
  • Result: Kotagede walking itinerary in iDiscover – smartphone application and illustrated map

COMMUNITY CULTURAL MAPPING IN BANDUNG

Bandung, Indonesia, 2016

  • Sponsor: NUFFIC
  • Partners: BPPI Indonesian Heritage Trust/ Bandung Heritage Society
  • Project: Community curative process to identify and document tangible and intangible heritage along Jl. Braga in the old town of Bandung
  • Result: Bandung walking itinerary in iDiscover – smartphone application and illustrated map

COMMUNITY CULTURAL MAPPING IN SANUR

Bali, Indonesia, 2016

  • Sponsor: NUFFIC
  • Partners: BPPI Indonesian Heritage Trust/ Bali Kuna
  • Project: Community curative process to identify and document tangible and intangible heritage in the fishing village of Sanur at the Balinese coast
  • Result: Sanur cycling itinerary in iDiscover – smartphone application and illustrated map