Meeting: 13 March, 2018, 7:30 pm at the Alliance Franšaise, Chiang
Mai: “Urban Trees, Green Spaces, and Human Health: The Empirical
13 March, 2018.
A Talk by Pongsakorn
trees are not just beautiful decorations for a city. They can make you
healthier and happier. In this talk, the speaker presents the theories and scientific evidence
that links trees and parks with human health and well-being. He will also discuss how one can use the
existing trees and parks to improve every day's life experiences based on what the public health scientists,
environmental psychologists, and neuroscientists have discovered.
Suppakittpaisarn is a lecturer in landscape design and environmental
management in Faculty of Agriculture, Chiang Mai University. He is interested in
landscape optimization: how we can use the limited urban spaces to create food, jobs, human wellbeing, and
ecological benefits. His previous works focuses on landscapes that manage rainwater and how they impact people's
wellbeing and perception of a city.
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