Consultation Workshop on Incorporating Environmental Sustainability and Disaster Resilience into Myanmar’s National Building Code

In an attempt to prioritize protection against uncertain occurrences of the two most common natural disasters in Myanmar: earthquakes and strong winds, the Ministry of Construction (MOC) and its technical partner the Myanmar Engineering Society (MES) have been working towards developing and enforcing proper and stricter building codes through the Myanmar National Building Code (MNBC)…

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NIES Japan Conducts Research Survey on Climate Change

Established in 1974 as a focal point for environmental research in Japan, the National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES) strives to contribute to society through research that fosters and protects a healthy environment for the present and future generations. In recent times, NIES is looking to set benchmarks for future climate change mitigation and adaptation…

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Inaugural Issue of Technology Magazine

AIT Consulting (AITC) released its Inaugural issue of the Technology magazine which draws upon the undertakings of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) and in particular those of AITC, the Asian Center for Engineering Computation and Software (ACECOMS), and the Habitech Center. Technology builds upon the foundation laid by its pre-cursor Civil Computing, a magazine…

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Seismic Performance Evaluation of Lal Durbar Convention Center for Yak and Yeti Hotel, Nepal

Seismic Performance Evaluations (SPE) are reviews conducted by engineering experts on any structure to ensure its ability to sustain safety and serviceability after a particular earthquake exposure. SPE is one of the key services offered by AIT Consulting, Asian Institute of Technology, under its engineering expertise. In October 2012, Hotel Yak and Yeti, Kathmandu, Nepal…

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