Dr Thai is a lecturer in Landscape Architecture, at the School of Architecture and Urban Design, RMIT University. He holds professional degrees in architecture (Vietnam) and urban design (England). He completed his PhD in architecture and urban design at RMIT in 2020.
Dr Thai's research brings together three major schools of urban analysis (mathematical-based space syntax, mapping-based urban morphology, and ethnography), bridges a long-standing gap in knowledge of the social and economic significance of urban physical form, i.e. how the spatial settings of city's street network, everyday used public spaces, building types shape dwellers' social and economic activities. His interdisciplinary works, linking landscape architecture, urban design and migration studies, are published in Q1-Scimago-ranked journals and edited books. He is also a peer reviewer for numerous top-tier international journals in architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, place-making and urban sustainability. Before joining RMIT, Dr Thai has more than 15 years of experience practising architecture and urban design in Vietnam, China, England and Australia.
See Dr Thai's research outputs on:
- PhD in Architecture and Urban Design
- Stevens, Q.,Leorke, D.,Thai, H.,Innocent, T.,Tolentino, C. (2023). Playful portable pliable interventions into street spaces deploying a playful parklet across Melbourne's suburbs In: Journal of Urban Design, , 1 - 21