World Architecture Congress Saudi Arabia Agenda

4 March 2013
Jeddah Centre for Forums and Events

Utilising pioneering design techniques and materials for architectural excellence in the Kingdom

9.00
Registration and refreshments
10.00
Chairman's opening remarks

Dr. Arch. Wesam Mahmoud, Projects Technical Manager, Saudi Bin Ladin Group, KSA

10.15
BRINGING GOOD ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING

Mashary Al Naim, Professor, College of Architecture and Planning – Dammam University, KSA
Dr. Arch Wesam Mahmoud, Projects Technical Manager, Architecture & Building Construction Division, Saudi Bin Ladin Group

Yasser Hejazy, Director, Yasser Hejazy Consulting Engineers, KSA

11.00

INTERNATIONAL CASE STUDY: DESIGNING A SUSTAINABLE AND GREEN CITY MASTER PLAN

Ziyad Mahmoud RIBA ARB, Senior Associate Planner, RMJM, UAE 

11.45
BURJ RAFAL: DESIGNING A HIGH-RISE TOWER WITH SAUDI ARABIAN CHARACTERISTICS

Stephan Frantzen, Group Director, P&T Group, UAE

12.30 
 Prayer and Networking Break
1.00
RESIDENTIAL HIGH-RISE: TRENDS FROM TORONTO'S MANHATTANIZATION
Tarek El-Khatib, Senior Partner, Zeidler Partnership Architects, CA
    1.45

AVOIDING RESOURCE DEPLETION THROUGH SUSTAINABLE DESIGN

Robert Okpala, Group Director, Buro Happold, KSA

2.30
PROMISES OF ECOLOGICAL RESPONSIBILITY TO AN OPERATIVE DISCOURSE IN ARCHITECTURE

Dr. Hazem Sabbagh, Principal - Design Director, Saudi Diyar Consultants, KSA

   3.00

MAINTAINING ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE SYSTEMATICALLY

Jacob Kurek, PrincipalMiddle East, Henning Larsen Middle East, KSA

   3.30 Closing remarks and close of World Architecture Congress Saudi Arabia
   3.40  Networking Lunch
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