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This article is a result of the research project entitled “Survey and Inventory of Valuable Buildings Worthy of Preservation in Talaad Bon Community, Sawi District, Chumphon Province” supported by the Faculty of Architecture of King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, the Na Pho District Munici-pality, educational institutions, a local historic preservation group, and owners of residences in the Talaad Bon Community.
From the field surveys conducted during this project, a total of 62 buildings in the community were identified as being worthy of preservation. All of them are vital in telling the history of significant events or prominent persons of the community. They are also significant because of their architectural value, precisely their beautiful craftsmanship and their decorations that are illustrative of the past.
Data collection in this article aims to be a reference documentation for stakeholders in the fields of urban planning, community and social development, and economic development for cultural tourism. This report would also provide residents with information to retain their way of life, maintain their community’s identity, and have pride for the community’s future.