Visiting Fellow Kotchakorn Voraakhom
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Kotchakorn Voraakhom is a Thai landscape architect who works on productive public spaces, tackling climate change in urban dense areas. She created the first critical green infrastructure for Bangkok, Chulalongkorn Centenary Park. Her works also include Thammasat Urban Farm Rooftop, the biggest urban farming green roof in Asia, and Chao Phraya Sky Park, the first bridge park crossing a river in any world capital. Voraakhom was honored in the UN Global Climate Action Awards, and featured in a range of publications including TIME’s “TIME100 Next 2019” and “15 Women Leading the Fight Against Climate Change;” the BBC’s “100 Women” list; and Bloomberg’s “Green 30 for 2020.” She is a chairwoman of the International Federation of Landscape Architects’ Climate Change Working Group. She received a master's degree from Harvard University. She is a TED Fellow and an Echoing Green Fellow.