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.
Prima Viriyavadhana is an energetic lecturer at Montfort del Rosario School of Architecture and Design, Assumption University with over 20 years of experience in both teaching and researches.
Her educational history traced back to her extensive background in the field of Architecture and Urban Design. She graduated from King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (Thailand) with a Bachelor of Architecture and a Master of Architecture with an Urban Design Certificate from the University of Washington.
Based on her expertise and passion for public space and urban design, Prima has developed and taught a variety of landscape planning and urban design courses. Furthermore, her comprehensive knowledge of several courses in architectural fundamental subjects has placed her in charge of Design Fundamentals, Architectural Drawing, and Architectural Design courses. With this academic experience, Prima has been invited to participate in several international workshops as a guest critique and studio tutor.
In addition to her teaching and research responsibilities, her leadership and managerial skills earned her the position of Assistant to the Dean in 2012 and subsequently promoted to the Associate to the Dean in 2015.
Apart from her involvement in academia, Prima has also practiced in the architectural design, with a concentration on private residences.
She is excited to establish the future generation of architectural education by integrating efficient teaching and learning methods and researches to achieve sustainable education.