Tag: Miyamoto Global Disaster Relief

A Curse or Savior?

Advancements in Engineering Can Bring Prosperity, But There Are Also Human Costs H. Kit Miyamoto, Ph.D., S.E. Slicing through a wide red river, our small boat approaches the...

Hope in liquified land

Disaster triggers resolve to build safer, more resilient communities. H. Kit Miyamoto, Ph.D., S.E. in Jakarta, Indonesia I am standing on liquified land that swallowed more...

Art of business — or life — planning

Focusing on what’s important makes it easier to capture opportunities. H. Kit Miyamoto, Ph.D., S.E., in Johannesburg, South Africa Business planning is something like life planning....

How Mexico City will be rebuilt

The mission is to reconstruct safer buildings and provide financially feasible solutions for people who lost their homes. By H. Kit Miyamoto, Ph.D., S.E. It’s Sunday...

Nepal UNESCO palace saved from demolition

Nepal’s Prime Minister K. P. Sharma Oli inaugurated the newly reconstructed and seismically strengthened Gaddi Baithak in Nepal on June 27. The former palace is part of the UNESCO World Heritage site in Kathmandu Durbar Square.

Heroes At a Mexico Earthquake Collapse Site

I am in Mexico City five days after the magnitude 7.1 earthquake. A seven-story concrete office building has collapsed. They call it Site 286....

Toward a common vision and goals

How do you build a company or a team where everyone feels like they are on the same page — or at least in...

Working Together for a Better Business

Architects, contractors, developers, engineers, and public agencies each bring different priorities, responsibilities, and thought processes to projects.

Lost City

Engineers can make a significant impact prior to disasters. We dont have to lose cities.

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