Chiang Mai Creative Mapping

Organizations and Resources Database
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Baan Kang Wat

Category: Crafts-Indie-Art

Baan Kang Wat is a small community of independent shops and businesses, located in the Wat Umong area opposite Wat Rampoeng.

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Nimman Soi 1

Category: Crafts-Indie-Art

Perhaps the trendiest sub-street of the Nimmanhaemin road, Nimman Soi 1 is a tiny street where one can find many established local brands of home décor stores, galleries, cafés and cake shops, restaurants and a boutique hotel.

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Penguin Ghetto

Category: Crafts-Indie-Art

Originally started off as an independent coffee shop situated near canal road called Penguin Ghetto, but has since expanded to become a collection of unique shops and businesses, all run by a group of friends

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TCDC (Thailand Creative and Design Center) Chiang Mai

Category: cross-sectoral

TCDC Chiang Mai is an educational center for design and creativity, and is the first of its kind in Northern Thailand. TCDC Chiang Mai serves as an education resource in order to promote and develop creativity amongst entrepreneurs, designers, students as well as any members of the general public who are interested. TCDC Chiang Mai aims to help and support these people reach their full potential by taking local knowledge and Chiang Mai’s diverse cultural heritage, and applying it to a modern setting by using technology and modern techniques. By doing so, TCDC hopes to help create different and unique identities for products and services that can help strengthen businesses, and therefore also propel and expand the Thai economy through creativity.

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Voeng Malai

Category: Crafts-Indie-Art

Voeng Malai refers to a small community space consisting of a coffee shop called Paper Spoon and stores selling local handmade products in small building in buildings in leafy garden.

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College of Arts, Media and Technology (CAMT), Chiang Mai University

Category: Design Product, Design Packaging, Design Website, Graphic, Digital Content, Software

The College of Arts, Media and Technology (CAMT) at Chiang Mai University is an organization under the direction of the university similar to that of a faculty, but with more independence. The college provides education in the field of creative technology and innovation, and offers Undergraduate programmes in Software Engineering (International Programme), Animation, and Modern Management and Information Technology. The college also offers two Masters Degree programmes in Knowledge Management and Software Engineering, and a PhD programme in Knowledge Management.

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Faculty of Fine Arts, Chiang Mai University

Category: cross-sectoral

Faculty of Fine Arts, Chiang Mai University is one of the main pillars of Chiang Mai’s art and creative community. Established in 1982, the faculty aims to provide art and cultural education to an international standard

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Baan Thawai Handicraft Village

Category: Crafts

Baan Thawai is a working craft village where several where several generations of families have passed down woodcarving and wooden handicraft skills.

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Faculty of Arts and Architecture, The Rajamangala University of Technology Lanna (RMUTL)

Category: Design Product, Design Packaging, Design Architect, Urban Related

The Faculty of Arts and Architecture is one of four faculties that make up the Rajamangala University of Technology Lanna (RMUTL), an educational institution created for Northern Thailand that aims to produce active graduates who are experts in their vocation by integrating learning and teaching with real work experience.

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Food Innovation and Packaging Center - FIN,CMU

Category: Design Packaging

The Food Innovation and Packaging Center is an organization that provides academic services, research and food innovation development. The Center aims to promote, support and link work done between the public and private sector by using knowledge and expertise that it has gained through research to develop and create innovation, thereby leading to an increase in value of businesses in the food industry.

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Bor Sang Umbrella Village

Category: Crafts

Bor Sang Umbrella Village has a collection of retailers and artisans selling world famous handmade umbrellas

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Lanna Wisdoms School

Category: Crafts-Culture

Established in the year 2000, the Lanna Wisdoms School carries out various activities with the aim of compiling a body of local knowledge and wisdoms from village elders and traditional teachers

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Packaging Department, Faculty of Agro-Industry, Chiang Mai University

Category: Design Packaging

An important institution under the control of the Faculty of Agro-Industry is the Center for Agro-Industry Business Services (or ‘Agro-Biz') which was established with the role of offering academic services to society. The center does this by collecting knowledge and professional experiences, alongside the results of research in the field of Agro-Industry, and passing it on to society in various ways. The vision of the Faculty of Agro-Industry at Chiang Mai Uniersity is to be ‘the leader in agro-industry academics in both Thailand and the Greater Mekong Subregion’.

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Faculty of Architecture, Chiang Mai University

Category: Design Architectuture, Urban Development

The Faculty of Architecture believes that the study and understanding of Architecture is born from the study of various knowledge bases and processes which come together and harmonise to form the interdisciplinary subject Architecture. The faculty believes that Architecture can still be taught directly, but that by strengthening the fundamentals by opening up to opportunity to study other paths and analyse other processes according to ones interests that are related to Architecture allows for a well rounded individual, and creates a center for Architecture that is one of the most significant in the country and region.

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The Center for the Promotion of Arts and Culture, Chiang Mai University (CPAC)

Category: Crafts-Culture, Design

The Center for the Promotion of Arts and Culture, Chiang Mai University was established in 1993 and is responsible for the promotion and preservation of arts and culture in Chiang Mai.

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Faculty of Architecture and Environmental Design, Maejo University

Category: Software, Urban Related, Design Architects

Established as the Faculty of Architecture at Maejo University in 2006, the faculty teaches curriculums based on design and environmental conservation, including programmes in Landscape Technology, Landscape Architecture, Architecture, and Design and Environmental Planning. The current dean of the faculty, and a lecturer in the department of Landscape Technology

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FeunBaan Yaan Wiang

Category: Crafts-Culture, Architecture

FeunBaan Yaan Wiang is a local umbrella organization dedicated to helping to preserve and maintain the local Chiang Mai and Lanna culture and heritage, and is made up of several smaller groups and parties interested in Chiang Mai

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Punspace

Category: Co-working Space

Punspace is one of the growing number of co-working spaces in Chiang Mai. Reflecting the increasingly important collaborative working culture which is developing in Chiang Mai, Punspace has among its amongst its members and visitors many different people from a wide variety of professions such as startup entrepreneurs, online marketers, sales, mobile/web developers, hardcore programmers, graphic/media designers, podcasters, bloggers, photographers, filmmakers, writers, lawyers, and venture capitalists.

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Creative Chiang Mai (CCM)

Category: Cross-sector

Creative Chiang Mai (CCM) is a network, vision and initiative to promote creativity and innovation in Chiang Mai. The initiative is largely voluntary based. The mission is to develop Chiang Mai, focusing on sustainability, livability, economic development, and jobs and opportunity creation.

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Chiang Mai Office of Culture

Category: Crafts-Culture, cross-sectoral

The Chiang Mai Office of Culture is an official government agency and part of the Ministry of Culture.

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