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Leaders In Architecture MENA / 25 - 26 April 2016, Dubai

United Arab Emirates Architecture News - Mar 30, 2016 - 09:54   8024 views

Leaders in Architecture MENA Summit

25 – 26 April 2016

Dubai, UAE

Now in its 6th edition, Leaders in Architecture MENA Summit is the largest and most prestigious platform dedicated to promoting and advancing architecture industry across the countries of the Middle East and North Africa. Committed to boosting the region’s presence on the global architecture landscape, Leaders in Architecture MENA is the only event which brings together the most prominent decision makers from across the world representing the top global firms and architecture personalities to champion the potential the MENA region.

Leaders in Architecture MENA is dedicated to developing, celebrating and connecting architects, interior designers and senior decision makers from leading international architectural practices, contractors, developers, government officials, engineers and solution providers. Gathering the most senior industry professionals from across the world, the summit provides a unique opportunity to learn from and get inspired by leaders, luminaries, and legends from within and outside architecture, set future business plans and appreciate breathtaking and daring architecture.

Leaders in Architecture MENA is endorsed by Association of Professional Interior Designers (APID), RIBA Gulf, AIA Middle East, World Architecture Community, Saudi Green Building Council, Qatar Green Building Council, Iranian Institute of Young Architects & Urban Designs.

Amongst over 50 Global Architecture Leaders representing summit’s speaker panel are:

Multiple solution providers will present their innovative solutions to the industry during the summit.  Some of them are Gerflor which took a Gold sponsorship position at the summit, Sara Group and Kohler Middle East are the silver sponsors of the event and Bauwerk Parquet and Ideal Standard took the bronze sponsorship positions.

The agenda of the Leaders in Architecture MENA Summit will discuss such areas as:  

-Unveiling the Truth Behind the Current and Future Mega Projects and Business Practices

-Innovative Ideas for Hospitality Projects: Boosting the Brand Presence and Promoting the city through

-Spotlight on Healthcare: Creating State of the Art Medical Facilities by Solving Challenged Faced by Healthcare Professional and Putting the Patient First

-How to Work through the Hierarchy of the Projects and What do Developers Look into Creating Iconic Architectural Projects?

-What will Upcoming Years Hold for Sustainable Architecture and Design? Projects, Predictions, Challenges and Opportunities

This year’s brand ambassadors of the summit are:

  • Sherif W Anis, President, AIA Middle East
  • Farida Abdulla Kamber Al Awadhi, President, Association of Professional Interior Designers ( APID )
  • Michael Fowler, Managing Director – Middle East, Aedas
  • Jamil Jadallah, Managing Director, National Engineering Bureau

“Leaders in Architecture MENA provides a rare opportunity for the professional community to step away from the commercial pressure that often dominates our workday, and have conversations that are sorely needed – conversations about design trends and theory, discussions of professional practice, dialogues about our mutual interests in improving the MENA built environment. This is an extremely important event for designers and design firms “  Michael Fowler, Managing Director – Middle East, Aedas.

“I believe Leaders in Architecture MENA inspires those of us in the business to come together to celebrate the potential that the region can offer and to hear how others are navigating it.  By bringing in experts from all over the world and with the support of organizations like the AIA, Leaders in Architecture MENA are supporting one of the founding tenets of the AIA which is “to elevate the standing of the profession; and to combine the efforts of those engaged in the practice of Architecture, for the general advancement of the Art."  Sherif Anis, President, AIA Middle East. 

“I think Leaders in Architecture MENA Summit is an excellent event and I’m really excited to be part of it.I will encourage my colleagues and my professional students to come and join the conference.” Ian Apsley, Main Board Director and Chairman EMEA Region, Broadway Malyan. 

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