International Journal of Social Science and Human Behavior Study
Author(s) : APISAK DHIRAVISIT
Urbanization, referring to a growth in the proportion of a population living in urban areas, is one of the major social changes sweeping the globe. Rapid Urbanization in Thailand without good control, the development without taking effective city plan principal into consideration. Hence, this causes many problems such as shortage of standard level residences, lack of good order and crowded areas in some district. This waste the budget and time in processing and solving this issues. This article aim to analyze urbanization context in regional city of Thailand and present the concept of ‘livable city’ to apply in the city in term of ‘New Urbanism’ which are relatively new approaches to urban design that deals with environmental problems, housing issues, and community well-being.