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Miyamoto International

Miyamoto International is a global structural engineering and disaster-risk reduction firm with offices worldwide providing resiliency expertise that sustains industries and safeguards communities around the world. We are a local company with global capacity. Our strategies save lives and impact economies.

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As per #earthquake regulations, it is essential to make sure you have a good connection to prevent dislodging. However, in this scenario, the building's connections were not secured correctly, leading to its inevitable collapse.

It is imperative to recognize that even the most minor details, such as securing the connections accurately, can have a significant impact on the safety of a building. Such precautions do not entail significant expenses but can make a vital difference in life-threatening situations. Tragically, it often takes a calamity like this to raise awareness of the criticality of adhering to appropriate #structural #engineering guidelines.
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Yeah... Save people. Protect people. Teach; it is your mission ... Never stop moving to the end of the world to do the best things. - Facebook Follower

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Miyamoto, they bring all the expertise, taking into account the seismic area that we are in. - Richard T. Hale III, The Hale Corp.

- Richard T. Hale III

It is nice to see the proactive approach you and your team have undertaken for Nepal earthquake... I still remember one of your slides, which says, 'There is a cost for doing nothing.' - Tamorish Kole, Society for Emergency Medicine, India


Tamorish Kole

After talking to Miyamoto, we decided to do a complete retrofitting of the structure as well as an expansion. An earthquake by itself is not a fatality. It is how you build that makes the difference. - Richard Buteau, Karibe Hotel Owner

- Richard Buteau, Owner

There are dangerous buildings everywhere on earth. Unless we speak out and build better, we will see many more of  these tragedies in our lifetimes. - Kit Miyamoto

- Kit Miyamoto

As structural engineers, we have a responsibility to prevent these disasters. - Kit Miyamoto

- Kit Miyamoto

This building can withstand an unlimited number of earthquakes. That’s the difference... In the event of a major earthquake, this airport will be the center of emergency response for Southern California. - Dan Feger, Executive Director, Bob Hope Airport

- Dan Feger, Executive Director

They can be counted upon for creative solutions that balance risk from the perspective of a principal. We value their work with the highest regard. - Kipp Blewett, Rubicon Partners

- Kipp Blewett
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