School of Architecture and Design offers a multi-disciplinary study of creation that integrates art, science, and technology to make built environments and objects. Our international programs synchronize with current context and technology while experimenting with a novel design. A balanced combination of theory and practice constitutes a series of courses and studios that strengthen core knowledge and design skill. Our student body comprises 30% of international students from more than 30 countries. Naturally, students are immersed in a multicultural learning environment within a truly international University, preparing them to thrive as global citizens. The School’s active collaborations with professionals and the architecture and design industry also broaden students’ horizons and enhance opportunities in securing jobs as architects, designers, and design entrepreneurs.
Asst. Prof.Nobpadol was the former Dean of the Faculty of Architecture and Vice-President in Planning at King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang. With a diverse background and years of experience in the architectural education and professional practice, he joined AAU in 2016 as the Chairperson of Department of Architecture.
Asst. Prof. Nobpadol obtained his Bachelor degree in Architecture from King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL) and worked as junior architect in Rifenberg and Rirkrit, Architects, Bangkok before pursuing a Master degree in Architecture (Urban Design) with Excellence Award in Urban Design from the University of Colorado at Denver (UCD), Colorado, USA in 1994. During his time in the USA, he worked as an architect in Karco-Davis Inc., James Barclay & Associates and Meli Borrelli Architects Co. Ltd. in New York City for more than 10 years and came back to Thailand to start his career in education at the Faculty of Architecture, KMITL.
With years of professional practice in interior, architecture and urban design, Asst. Prof. Nobpadol’s completed works and many ongoing projects include researches, various masterplans for urban and suburban area, governmental development projects, strategic planning & feasibility study for the Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Transportation, Ministry of Social Development & Human Security, Ministry of Education, and Ministry of Higher Education Science Research and Innovation.