Drawings by Thakdanai Sairodroong (Bos)
“Culture is the agent, the natural area is the medium,
the cultural landscape the result.” (Sauer, 1963)
Thai spirituality is a unique mix of Buddhism, Phram and Hinduism, amongst other major religions such as Christianity and Islam. This page shares the topographical and architectural studies of the selected spiritual sites from Zen Teh's research process in Chiang Rai. These sites includes church, mosques, Buddhist temples and informal spiritual sites that evolved with mountainscape and mountainous form of both physical and imagined scales. Drawings of sites by Zen Teh are produced by Architectural Designer, Thakdanai Sairodroong (Bos) from Chiang Rai.
Topographical mapping was conducted at these 7 selected sites – Chaopho Mon Daeng Shrine, Pangsa Islamic Mosque, Tupu Monastery/Wat Phrathat Thamtupu, Wat Phrathat Doi Tung, Wat Phrathat Doi Kong Khao, Wat Phrathat Wang Sang and Wat Phrathat Doi Chom Thong, amongst several others that Zen Teh has studied.