Sorachai Kornkasem

Researcher/project manager
New York, NY, United States

About Sorachai

Bio

Sorachai Kornkasem is a bilingual architect/designer, an enthusiastic lecturer and researcher who is inspired by how we think, act and live with the environment. His interests include the design thinking/cognitive knowledge and psychology that impact our lives dwelling with the nature while he is a big fan of new media/technology. Now he is a doctoral student at Columbia University focused on Cognitive Studies in Learning and Instructional Technology. He has worked bi-coastal regions, alternates between New York and Thailand. Served as an active member of the Environment & Technology Committee for the Association of Siamese Architects under the Royal Patronage in Thailand, he is a writer for a "green living" column for Thailand's national newspaper and other design publications. In 1997, Sorachai graduated from Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, receiving the Master of Science in Architecture & Urban Design degree. Prior coming to New York, he was awarded with the Edwin A. Horner Graduate Fellowship to complete his Master of Architecture in 1996 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He attended Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand earning the Bachelor of Architecture (Distinction). In free times, he enjoys playing sports both outdoor/indoor, otherwise you could spot him in one of the public parks in the city as he claimed them as his classrooms.

Languages

English, Thai

Areas of Expertise

green design, Architectural Programming, Architecture & Urban Design, Architecting information, Architectiure, Masterplanning, Project Management

I'm passionate about

Design, Creativity, Design Thinking, Cognitive and Human Development and Psychology, Ecology, Green Living, Friendly & Responsibly Built-Environment and New Media/Technology.