UNESCAP Conducts National Workshop on Sustainable Urban Infrastructure Development in the Philippines

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP), in collaboration with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), Philippines conducted the National Workshop on Sustainable Urban Infrastructure Development in the Philippines on 10-11 September 2014 at Dusit Thani Hotel, Manila.   The workshop is part of a series of capacity building…

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Green Technology Workshop 2014 Features Solutions, Technologies, and Best Practices for Green Building and Manufacturing

The Green Technology Workshop 2014 was held on 28-29 August 2014 at the Asian Institute of Technology Conference Center to provide a platform for both public and private sectors in the field of buildings and manufacturing industry to discuss, interact, network, and discover innovations and best practices in policy and technology to achieve holistic success…

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Performance-based Design Seminar brings together over 180 Attendees from 75 Organizations

A total of 180 participants from 75 organizations from several countries including Cambodia, India, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand attended the Theory and Practice of Performance-based Design: The Future of Earthquake Engineering on 7 August 2014 at Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit, Thailand.   The seminar, organized by Computers and Structures, Inc. (CSI),…

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Workshop: Green Technologies – Making Profits, Committing to Sustainability schedule on 28-29 August

The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) invites policymakers, industry leaders and managers, urban and regional planners, and industry representatives from manufacturing and services sector to attend the GrEEn Technology Workshop 2014 with the theme “GrEEn Technologies: Making Profits, Committing to Sustainability” on 28-29 August 2014 at the AIT Conference Center Auditorium, Thailand. The two-day workshop…

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Registration for Performance-based Design (PBD) Seminar on August 7 Ends July 31

All structural engineers, architects, real-estate developers and managers are invited to attend the highly-informative seminar on the Theory and Practice of Performance-based Design: The Future of Earthquake Engineering to be held on 7 August 2014 at the Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit, Thailand. Registration is open until 31 July 2014. To register, visit: www.solutions.ait.asia/Events/CSIEvent.aspx Over 150 participants…

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Video: A Primer on Performance-based Design (PBD)

Performance-based design (PBD) is an advanced earthquake engineering tool that is changing the traditional way of designing buildings and structures. It is a systematic, explicit, and simulation-based approach used to find the most suitable, safe, and cost-effective solution to ensure building safety against forces of earthquakes and wind. In Thailand, AIT Consulting (AITC), Asian Institute…

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