About Research & Innovation for Sustainability Center (RISC)

RISC’s goal is to generate and develop ideas and innovations through local and international collaboration to improve quality of life for all beings.

Magnolia Quality Development Corporation Limited (MQDC) invests in research to create environment-friendly property developments that enhance quality of life for residents, neighboring communities, and wider society. This commitment is fulfilled through collaboration between the property development teams and the Research & Innovation for Sustainability Center (RISC).

RISC is a knowledge-sharing environment where researchers in science, engineering, industrial design, and art devise environmentally and socially sustainable solutions for healthier ecosystems.

The center serves as a resource for society, dedicated to reducing the impact of our lifestyles on the environment. It also provides publicly accessible data and information that can improve methods and materials across the property development sector.


To contribute to the happiness of all living beings and help maintain a sustainable and resilient environment through research and innovation.


To create a knowledge-sharing research and development center and cultivate world-class researchers with a focus on sustainable developments.

Meet the RISC Team

A diverse group of professionals with an aligned passion to make the world a healthier place for everyone.

Singh Intrachooto (Ph.D.)

Chief Adviser

Dr. Singh Intrachooto is Associate Professor of Building Innovation at Kasetsart University. He is the founding director of the Creative Center for Eco-design and the design principal of Osisu, a design company known for products from ‘upcycled’ materials. He represents Thailand’s National Innovation Agency (NIA) as its Design Innovation Ambassador and heads the country’s technical committee for creating the Upcycle Carbon Footprint label.

Jittapat Choruengwiwat (Ph. D.)

Vice president (Innovation Integration)

Dr. Jittapat Choruengwiwat is responsible for managing projects and integrating multi-disciplinary research at RISC to devise environmentally and socially sustainable solutions for healthier ecosystems including behavioral psychology; innovative, environmentally sound construction techniques and materials; water- and energy-saving fixtures; and layouts promoting natural lighting and good cross ventilation in compact living spaces.

Sarigga Pongsuwan (Ph. D.)

Vice President (Research & Innovation Dissemination)

Dr. Sarigga Pongsuwan is responsible for architectural design with a building technology background (energy design for buildings). A specialist in energy-conserving research, she will oversee research into building, develop technologies, and find new solutions for tropical building with concern for reducing cost, accelerating construction, and conserving energy to achieve a higher quality of human life.

Pattrarat Tannukit (Ph.D.)


Apichat Praditsmanont (Ph. D.)

Vice President (Research for Innovation)

Saritorn Amornjaruchit

Sustainable Design

Napol Kieatkongmanee

Senior Sustainable Designer

Panpisu Julpanwattana

Senior Sustainable Designer

Tiptaptim Bhumibhanit

Senior Sustainable Designer

Vasuta Chan

Senior Sustainable Designer

Chanin Kulsurakit

DGNB consultant

Phetcharin Phongphetkul

Sustainable Designer

Kotchakorn Rattanama


Rawintisa Taengsuwannanon


Woraporn Poonyakanok

Senior Sustainable Designer

Sirapach Mangkang


Chirapa Horbanluekit

Communication Researcher

Thanawat Jinjaruk

Senior Researcher

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