Thailand Urban Environmental Management: Case of Environmental infrastructure and housing provision in Bangkok Metropolitan Region

  • Vilas Nitivattananon
  • Chalika Noonin
Part of the cSUR-UT Series: Library for Sustainable Urban Regeneration book series (LSUR, volume 8)


Dramatic increase in urban growth, both in Bangkok and regional cities of Thailand has been seen over the last two decades. The implications of existing patterns of urban development on the growth indicate that a variety of urgent measures are required to facilitate economic growth and opportunities as well as provide citizens with adequate quality of life. Additional development is required in public infrastructure and housing in both Bangkok Metropolitan Region (BMR) and other regional cities to meet the growing demand and prevent further destruction of the environment.


Solid Waste Waste Collection Wastewater Management Waste Picker Slum Community 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vilas Nitivattananon
    • 1
  • Chalika Noonin
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Environment Resources and DevelopmentAsian Institute of TechnologyBangkok
  2. 2.Department of EnvironmentBangkok Metropolitan AdministrationBangkok

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