Following a proposal submitted jointly by ASCE/Region 10 & Hellenic Section, the Technical Chamber of Greece, and the Greek Ministry of Culture, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) declared recently the Eupalinos Tunnel an “International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark”. To celebrate this prestigious dedication a celebration will take place in Samos on the 29th of October 2017 and will include: presentations by Hermann J. Kienast, an architect deeply involved in the study of the Tunnel, Mark Kozak-Holland the international lessons-from-history writer, and Demosthenes Svolopoulos of the Ministry of Culture, the supervisor of the recent strengthening works of the Tunnel; unveiling of the dedication plaque; conducted tour of the Tunnel. The ceremony will be attended by the Minister of Culture, the President of the Technical Chamber of Greece, The Mayor of Samos, the President of the Greek Society of Civil Engineers, representatives from the NTUA, ASCE officials and other dignitaries.
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