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.
Never ceasing her curiosity and passion forthe greater good ofdesign, Santhita Phayungphong(aOei)graduated from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand,in2002,as an interiorarchitect andcompleted a master's degree in design management at Pratt Institute, New York, in2007.Later on, she took a different pathin academic journeywhen she earned a doctorate in Social Development Administration from NIDA, Thailand,in 2020.
Santhitabrought herdiverseknowledge anddesign professionalexperience to the Montfort del Rosario School of architectural and Design at Assumption University in 2008. Over the years, she has provided students with both principles and practical knowledge to prepare them for the ever-evolving interior design industry worldwide. Her mixed degrees are the result of her personal belief that creativity isintegrative andinterdisciplinary. Therefore, theinterconnectionsof all these little dots will help bring forth new innovations andhelp ones tostay ahead of the curve among creative minds.