Participatory Design for Improving Pedestrian and Traffic Sign System at Anuban Ranong School


  • Somluk Bunnarong Faculty of Architecture, King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL), Thailand
  • Prapatpong Upala Faculty of Architecture, King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL), Thailand



Pedestrian Environment, Traffic Signs System, School zone


The objective of this study is to design and improve the pedestrian environment and traffic signs with the participatory design at Ranong Kindergarten School. The result of this study was brought to identify the promotion of pedestrian safety zone. In the participatory process, the four groups were started up for collaboration including teacher and student group, local community group, academics group, and private organization group. The important finding was the “Brave Walk Unit,” the volunteer students who are the driven mechanism to promote other students who live near the school to walk or ride the bicycle to school on their own.

Keywords: Pedestrian Environment; Traffic Signs System; School zone

eISSN 2398-4279 © 2018. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license ( Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia. 


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