Design Review of Brunei’s Pulau Muara Besar (PMB) Bridge

Pulau Muara Besar (PMB) is an island in Brunei Bay that will be transformed into a contemporary port with state-of-the-art industrial facilities. The masterplan consists of a modern deep water container terminal, export processing zone, manufacturing hub with commercial facilities & services, and a bridge linking the island to Muara town. Jurusy Perunding, Brunei engaged…

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Kenya Officials Attend Capacity and Capability Enhancement Training Program on Integrated Affordable Housing Solutions

Kenya sent a three-member delegate to attend a comprehensive training program on capacity and capability enhancement at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) from 21-26 June 2015 to learn integrated solutions to fulfill the housing needs of the various income groups in Kenya. The participants which include Mr. John Barasa Munyasia, Country Executive Committee Member;…

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Affordable Housing Design Competition Addresses Innovative Solutions

The Affordable Housing Design Competition was organized by the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) through AIT Consulting and Habitech Center to address the increasing affordable housing needs in Asia and the region. The competition targeted architecture students in Pakistan who attended the IAPEX 2015: archiTECHture “Technology in Architecture” in Lahore, Pakistan. The participants were invited…

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ASEAN Countries Discuss Affordable Housing Challenges and Solutions in Regional Forum Organized by AIT and NHA, Thailand

The National Housing Authority (NHA) Thailand in collaboration with the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) brought together leaders and policymakers from ASEAN countries to discuss today’s affordable housing challenges in a three-day event held from 1-3 July at Centara Grand Mirage Beach Resort Pattaya, Thailand. Representatives from Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore,…

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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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