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RIBA Cityscape Architecture Programme 2019: Architecture and Design Conference - Adapting to Change

The Cityscape ‘Architecture and Design Conference Programme’ provides a platform for architectural experts, design theorists & engineering practitioners to meet, exchange insights & expertise in architecture, constructing and built environment.

RIBA Cityscape Architecture Programme 2019: Conference

‘Adapting to Change; Charting the course in the era of transformation’

24 September, 2pm - 5pm, Dubai Festival City

The Cityscape ‘Architecture and Design Programme’ provides an international annual platform for architectural experts, design theorists and engineering practitioners to meet and exchange insights and expertise in the field of architecture, construction and the built environment.

Hear what the industry leaders have to say about the current challenges in the field of architecture, new standards in international regulations and best practices, along with innovative strategies for applying modern design techniques. There will be a variety of thought provoking talks and debate across all fields of architecture from high profile members of the profession. This will include Majid Saqr Al Marri CEO, Dubai Land, Alan Vallance RIBA CEO, Sadie Morgan Founder of Stirling prize winning drMM and Andrew Whalley from Grimshaw Architects.

Architecture and Design Programme

14:00 Opening Remarks Greg Fairlie, Senior Presenter, Dubai One TV

14:05 Welcome Address Majid Saqr Al Marri, CEO - Registration and Real Estate Services, Dubai Land Department

14:20 Panel Discussion Agents of change: Best practice principles for the governance of regulators

Majid Saqr Al Marri, CEO - Registration and Real Estate Services, Dubai Land Department

Alan Vallance, CEO, Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)

Prof. Sadie Morgan, Director of dRMM Architects and Commissioner of the National Infrastructure Commission

14:45 Keynote Presentation Across cultures: Architecture in the age of glocalization Ivan Fu, CEO, C Cheng Holdings Limited and Executive Director LWK + PARTNERS

15:00 Presentation Stepping up: Adaptation of the built environment to achieve resilience to climate change

Andrew Whalley, Chairman, Grimshaw Architects

15:15 Presentation The making of Sharjah: Architecture and place

Peter Jackson, Architect Advisor, HRH Ruler of Sharjah’s office 15:30 Networking break – Ready, set and grow!

15:50 Presentation Constantly evolving: Creating spaces for the new era of transportation Chris Williamson, Partner, Weston Williamson Architects

16:05 Presentation People powered health: Integrating healthy building design principles to improve human centricity

Ricky Somal, Head of Workforce Engagement and Wellbeing, Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

16:20 Presentation Building reciprocity:

Global ideas worth spreading Vittorio Grassi, Principal, Vittorio Grassi Architetto and Partners company

16:35 Presentation Topic TBC Senior Representative, IWBI

16:45 Closing Keynote

Prof. Sadie Morgan, Director of dRMM Architects, Commissioner of the National Infrastructure Commission

17.00 Conference Close move to Architecture Networking reception

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