Creative Chiang Mai Ecosystem Directory

Creative Chiang Mai Ecosystem Directory Fourth Edition is a valuable asset by collecting information of groups, organizations, agencies, creative and cultural spaces in Chiang Mai, which will be beneficial to the study and lead to the creation of a network of relationships that foster Creative Ecosystem in Chiang Mai.

Located in the popular Nimmanhaemin area, Mana Co-working & reading Space is one of the growing number of co-working space s in Chiang Mai. Mana often works out cheaper, with prices start from 19 baht an hour to 99 baht for afull day access. Mana sells cakes,pastries and drinks, and alsoprovide a small meeting room for hire.

The Monk Chat Project was started in 1998 by the academic affairs division of the Mahachulalongkorn Rajavidyalaya University. The main idea was to give foreigners who wanted to learn about Bhuddism and Thai culture an opportunity to exchange knowledge and practice with young student monks who could then practice their English in turn.

Mue-yen Muang-yen is a green community initiated by Chiang Mai-born saxophonist, Pharadon (aka Por Northgate). His motto is to plant trees right where you are. He started this initiative in 2015, calling for friends and tree lovers to plant trees across the city with the challenge that if any of their trees die, they must jump into the water in the old moat on New Year’s Eve.

Nana Jungle is a family-owned bread and bakery business that was founded in 2011. Khun Rattikarn started her venture by selling fresh croissants and breads among Thai and foreign friends. But as her reputation spread, she decided to open a bread market in an open, grassy area inside Suan Phailom village near the Chiang Mai International Convention and Exhibition Centre on Canal Road.

The Little Chef Changes The World is a food campaign initiated by Gabfai Theatre Group core member, Sasithon Kamrit (Ann). The initiative was born in 2013 from the worrying fact that green areas in Chiang Mai have been declining rapidly. Since the city’s land has been developed for other usage, families, communities and schools who depend on agricultural land to grow vegetables for their daily consumption need to find ways to manage limited land more efficiently. By using theatre as a tool to raise awareness about food stocks, how to cook meals using locally grown vegetables and food safety, the campaign reaches out to local communities and schools to change their dietary behavior and attitudes.

The Little Hum studio was founded by two former members of the Khon Jai Baan architecture group, which uses a participatory approach to work with local communities. The studio founders are particulary interested in community life and use of illustrations to communicate with local people. The studio has focused on illustration as a medium with communities in Fang district, Baan Bua in Prayao province and Baan Pong Thawi in Wieng Pa Pao district.

The MAIIAM Contemporary Art Museum is a significant new addition to the contemporary arts scene in Chiang Mai. Founded by Jean Michel Beudeley, his late wife Patsri Bunnag and their son Eric Bunnag Booth, the museum opened its door to the public in July 2016.

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.

Founded in 1996 by Amarin Plengrasamee (Ood), Gabfai Community Theatre Group is a private organization that aims to use the art of theatre as a communication vehicle for social change. The group employs community art, contemporary art, alternative media and creative activities to empower and enhance capacity as well as create alternatives or spaces for exchanging knowledge between individuals, communities, organizations and alliances.

JaiBaan Studio is the architectural/landscape design company based in Chiangmai. Studio keen to work on design/planning process concerning on environmental/cultural/social aspects.

We believe that good design and planning can improve living condition together with nearby elements.

The Department of Computer Engineering at the Faculty of Engineering, Chiang Mai University (CMU) was established in 1993 and has since played an important role in Chiang Mai both as an educational establishment and as a center for the promotion of technology and business. The Department of Computer Engineering creates successful graduate engineers who have gone on to work in both the public and private sectors in a wide range of careers, such as system network engineers, program developers and industry automation engineers.

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.