Theoretical BIM Framework to sustain the 20th Century Educational Heritage in Bangkok: PNRU Buildings


The implementation of BIM (Building Information Modelling) to conserve local educational heritages in Bangkok cannot be extensively reached to the dimension of facility management and the application for sustainable educational society. In particular, the scope of BIM management cannot integrates between the existing AEC (Architecture, Engineering and Construction) documentation and sociocultural analysis to be adaptive use as a sustainable. This paper focuses on theoretical BIM framework to sustain the educational heritages in Bangkok by expanding BIM scope to manage efficiently the historic building and sociocultural information in the institution. The research provides a literature review and a qualitative analysis in the BIM theory for heritage conservation, and the sociocultural information through the institute identity. This paper selects the building number 5 and the building number 6 of PNRU (Phranakorn Rajabhat University) constructed in the early 20th century which it is a pioneer period of modern-Thai architecture in Bangkok, as a paradigm to discuss. After investigating the BIM framework related to the information of the both heritage buildings, it is found that BIM scope can be possibly applied for the historic education conservation project in the level of the management and the social enhancement. The research outcome offers comprehensively theoretical BIM framework being suitable for the educational heritage building for not only conservation but revitalization, correlated educational community context.

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Waranyoo Siriwan, Phranakorn Rajabhat University, Thailand
Kitikorn Makaluk, Phranakorn Rajabhat University, Thailand
Pornsiri Teerajak, Phranakorn Rajabhat University, Thailand

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Conference: ACSEE2018
Stream: Cultural Sustainability: Protecting, Preserving and Conserving

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