Conference on Hybrid Canal-Rail Connectivity: Linking Bangkok’s Canals Networks to Mass Rapid Transit Lines

A conference on the development of water and rail transit networks “Hybrid CanalRail Connectivity: Linking Bangkok’s Canal Networks to Mass Rapid Transit Lines” was organized by the Research Team of Faculty of Architecture and Planning, Thammasat University, Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) and the Rockefeller Foundation, Thailand on 26 June 2015. This conference focused on the…

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Seminar on Effective Bridge Management Systems & Bridge Design & Construction

A three day seminar from 24 to 26 June 2015 was organized by AIT Consulting and Smart Infrastructure Asset Management Australia (SIAMA) on “Effective Bridge Management Systems & Bridge Design & Construction” to tackle several issues related to bridge engineering. The seminar presented several topics focusing on effective bridge management systems, bridge monitoring, bridge design…

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Initiatives and Activities in Nepal: Seminar on Low-cost Disaster Resilient Housing Technology and Meetings for Collaboration

Several initiatives and activities were arranged during the AIT team visit to Nepal to assess how AIT can support the reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts in Nepal. The following are some of the activities and meetings conducted: Seminar on Low Cost Disaster Resilient Housing Technology A high-level seminar on the topic “Low Cost Disaster Resilient Housing…

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AIT Team Visits Nepal after Earthquake

A three-member team from the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) comprising of Mr. Gyanendra Sthapit, Director, AIT Habitech Center; Dr. Sangam Shrestha, Associate Professor, Water Engineering and Management, School of Engineering and Technology (SET); and Mr. Karma Rana, Institute Secretary, visited Nepal from 5-11 May 2015. The team was sent by AIT President to conduct…

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6th Annual Affordable Housing Projects Tackles Challenges in Housing Supply and Demand

The 6th Annual Affordable Housing Projects conference was held on 15-17 April 2015 at Marina Mandarin, Singapore focusing on the major challenges in the supply and demand of affordable housing, innovative approaches to fulfill housing demand and drive sustainable development as well as examine the relationship between governments and private sector to harness the abilities…

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