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History
School of Architecture and Design at Walailak University was found in 2005, and started its leaching for the first course as Bachelor of Architecture Programme in 2006. The programme has been accredited by Architect Council of Thailand (ACT). Three years later in 2009, the school followed its strategic plan to begin the next course on Bachelor of Industrial Design Programme. In 2007 the school had two new courses to respond to the development on socio-economic plan of Thailand namely Bachelor of Interior Design Programme and Bachelor of Landscape Architecture Programme.

Philosophy
Being an anchor of regionalism; center of learning arts and sciences; developing to achieve international standard; and creating sustainable communities.

Determination
School of Architecture and Design at Walailak University has committed to reinforce and develop our students to be qualified and responsible graduates. Architects and designers from our school will be able to work on their projects with concerning on existing community and sustainable environment, suitable socio-economic situation, and appropriate technology. As well as the remarkable methodology at Walailak has supported our students and graduates to understand human needs according to their context on regional culture and environment.The teaching curriculum of all courses has combined architecture, landscape architecture, interior and industrial design into a competent standard that is accepted by both local and global community.The school has also provided design services and commitment on research and development, created data base for design knowledge in the region, and continued its art and culture conservation.