A Boom in Thailand

by Charles R. Heidengren, (M.ASCE), Technical Manager; STS Engineering Consultants Co., Ltd., Bangkok, Thailand,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1996, Vol. 66, Issue 11, Pg. 64-67

Document Type: Feature article


In the last decade, Thailand has seen a tremendous economic upswing, and the population of Bangkok has exploded. With this boom comes great opportunities to develop infrastructure, as well as the hazards of environmental despoilment.

Subject Headings: Developing countries | Population projection | Infrastructure | Economic factors | Thailand | Asia

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