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 2016 Asia Foundation Development Fellow 


Founder of Landscape and Urban Design Firm



Ms. Kotchakorn Voraakhom is a landscape architect, founder and director of Landscape and Urban Design, a Bangkok-based architectural firm. She founded the Koungkuey Design Initiative (KDI), an international partnership that works with communities and difficult landscapes to design and rebuild public space through participatory process. She has worked on notable projects including the popular 2015 Thailand Pavilion in Milan, a number of innovative landscape designs for Bangkok. Kotchakorn is also a highly active campaigner for public green space. Her other roles include serving as local designer for various other social change projects and as a consultant for the Redevelopment Bangkok 250 project celebrating Bangkok’s 250th anniversary. She received her master’s degree in Landscape Architecture from Harvard University.