Architect to deliver free Phuket seminar on “Seismic Design & Building’

PHUKET: Dr Amorn Pimanmas, Chairman of the Project Committee at the Engineering Institute of Thailand (EIT) and alumnus of the University of Tokyo, will lead a free seminar on “Seismic Design & Building” at the Boat Lagoon Resort in Koh Kaew this afternoon.

Jointly organized by the Phuket Architectural Society and the Phuket Real Estate Association, the seminar, to be held from 1pm to 3pm, is open to the public and aims to impart expert knowledge on how seismic events affect various types of constructions.

Participants will also learn about the latest developments in earthquake-resistant design and building materials, as well as the best course of action during and after an earthquake.

A world-renowned expert on architecture and design in earthquake-prone areas, Dr Amorn has extensive expertise in earthquake-proof design, including more than 10 years’ experience as a senior advisor on many international infrastructure such as rails, bridges and building projects in quake zones.

As attendance is limited to 300 persons, advance bookings are recommended.

To register or for more information call 085-1271944 or email

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