Tanasi Samphantharak Petyim, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Science and Technology Studies (2014)University of Nottingham, UK

DPEA, Jardins Historiques, Patrimoine et Paysage (2000)Ecole d’Architecture de Versailles, France

Bachelor of Landscape Architecture -2nd class honour (1996)Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand


Tanasi is interested in landscape designs and managements for health and well-being; landscape designs for the elderly; landscapes designs for children; landscapes in medical settings;  landscapes, identities and well-being; leisure landscapes; landscape designs and tourism; as well as history and concepts in landscapes.


Tanasi research experience and background cover meanings and the reflections of ways of life in Thai landscapes, both older and contemporary. She has also worked on projects involving in landscape planning, designs, and managements in medical settings. Currently, Tanasi is working as part of the Built Environment for Health Research Unit, Kasetsart University. Two projects sponsored by Thai Health Promotion Foundation are ongoing; more than ten of community hospitals are engaged. She has conducted research projects focusing on leisure landscapes and tourism landscapes as well. The investigations of relations between personal identities, the identities of the place, and well-being are usually part of her works. Tanasi’s teaching has been focused on landscapes for health and well-being as well as history and concepts in landscape architecture. She wrote several books related to garden designs.


Department of Landscape Architecture, Faculty of Architecture,

Kasetsart University

50 Ngamwongwan Rd., Latyao, Chatuchak,Bangkok, Thailand 10900

Telephone: +66-2-942-8960 ext. 306

Fax: +66-2-940-5413

E-Mail: tanasineng@hotmail.com