The council of Architects is a special type of private organization which works under Ministry of Interior and it is responsible for regularizing four environment related profession including landscape architecture. However the landscape architects occupy mere 15% of the total environment related profession in Thailand.
The council of architects issues license to Thailand landscape architects based on 3 E concepts. The 3 E represents education, experience and examination. The person who wants to get license under CoA must complete bachelor degree in landscape architecture from the approved institution. The proof of continuous period of work must be provided to get license. The interview and written exams are also required for new entry of all landscape architects.
Though there is only small percentage of landscape architects in Thailand, they offer valuable services for the urban development of the nation. Some of the famous Thailand landscape architects are described below:
Somwang Leevanijkul is the Deputy President of Thai landscape architect and he is the Managing Director of Belt Collins International co. ltd, Thailand. He has vast experience on landscape master planning and varied landscape design projects. He offers numerous landscape design plans to various projects throughout Thailand and abroad.
His services include hotel designs, resorts, educational institutions, sports, recreation, commercial and residential design plans. He works both for private and Government sector. He has provided innovative landscape design plans for Thai University campus.
M.R. Chanvudhi Varavam is another famous landscape architect in Thailand who engages in various landscape design and planning projects.