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

HOW TO DOCUMENT AND PRESERVE THE SPIRIT OF A PLACE IN OLD NEIGHBOURHOODS?

We map cultural and heritage assets and identify their social and economic value for local communities.

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

PARTICIPATORY CULTURAL MAPPING

Sukhothai, Thailand, 2019 – ongoing

CULTURAL MAP FOR A HERITAGE TOWN

Galle Fort, Sri Lanka, 2019 – ongoing

#MAPYOURNEIGHBOURHOOD FOR LOCAL YOUTH

Ahmedabad, India, 2019 – ongoing

MEMORY MAP OF AN OLD NEIGHBOURHOOD

Shek Tong Tsui, Hong Kong, 2019

MEMORY MAP OF AN OLD NEIGHBOURHOOD

Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, 2018

SPIRIT OF PLACE IN SAI YING PUN

Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong, 2018

CULTURAL MAPPING FOR HERITAGE TOURISM

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

PARTICIPATORY MAPPING IN A HISTORIC CITY

Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2018

COMMUNITY-LED CULTURAL MAPPING

Quiapo, Manila, Philippines, 2018

INCLUSIVE URBAN MAPPING & STORYTELLING

Poblacion, Manila, Philippines, 2018

SEE THE CITY THROUGH THE LENS OF ELDERLY

Lei Yue Mun, Hong Kong, 2018

INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE THROUGH THE LENS OF LOCALS

Kwun Tong, Hong Kong, 2018

CREATIVE COMMUNITY WALKING MAP

Binondo, Manila, Philippines, 2017

CHIANG MAI CREATIVE DISTRICT MAPPING

Wat Muen Ngoen Kong, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 2017

MAKING THE HERITAGE MAP FOR YANGON

Yangon, Myanmar, 2016

COMMUNITY CREATED WALKING MAP FOR OLD TOWN

Lampang, Thailand, 2016

COMMUNITY MAP OF A HERITAGE TOWN

Sunda Kelapa, Jakarta, Indonesia, 2016

HERITAGE COMMUNITY INSIDER’S MAP FOR KOTA TUA

Kota Tua, Jakarta, Indonesia, 2016

MAPPING CHINATOWN THROUGH THE LENS OF LOCALS

Jakarta, Indonesia, 2016

SPIRIT OF PLACE – THE LOCAL’S PERSPECTIVE

Kota Surabaya, Indonesia, 2016

GEMS OF YOGYA – THE LOCAL PERSPECTIVE

Kotagede, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 2016

COMMUNITY CULTURAL MAPPING IN BANDUNG

Bandung, Indonesia, 2016

COMMUNITY CREATED CYCLING MAP

Sanur, Bali, Indonesia, 2016