Designing sustainable buildings: Architectural best practice in desert regions

Designing sustainable buildings: Architectural best practice in desert regions

Panel: Governments want far greater sustainability within buildings designed for their urban environments. This session will discuss the importance of bringing together engineering and technology skills with design much earlier in the process to promote best-practice around sustainable building design.

Moderator: Eithne Treanor, Managing Director, E Treanor Media

Speakers include:

  • Johannes Gantner, Senior research project manager, Sustainable Construction Group, Life Cycle Engineering, Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics
  • Stuart Clarke, Associate Director, Middle East Fa├žade Engineering Leader, Arup
  • Gerard Evenden, Executive Senior Partner – Foster + Partners
  • Hady Nassif, Regional CEO, Middle East – Saint-Gobain UAE Habitat Committee