World Architecture Congress 27-29 September at DIFC

A Middle East is proud to support the World Architecture Congress ( being held at the 27-29 September at the Dubai International Exhibition Centre.

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As an AIA member you will be entitled to a 15% discount off the standard rate of US$ 500. Call +971 4 407 2528 to register, please remember to quote AIA.

World Architecture Congress is an AIA CES Registered Course…earn up to 12 Learning Units in SD and HSW

Attend the congress to:

  • See how tall you can go: Learn from industry leaders about the secrets of creating functional, appealing and sustainable super-tall towers. With Shaun Killa, Director and Head of Architecture at WS Atkins, Middle East and India, Mark Lavery, Associate Director of Tall Buildings, Buro Happold, UAE and many more
  • Translate international best practice into practical regional applications: Hear innovative and new approaches to urban regeneration from pioneering world-class architects including Waheed Nazir, Director of Planning and Regeneration at Birmingham City Council, UK
  • Evaluate the current architectural market: Capitalise on the latest upcoming projects and gain insider knowledge into current market conditions and forecast project developments in an interactive roundtable with Rashad Bukhash, Director of Architectural Heritage Department, Dubai Municipality


Other World-renowned speakers confirmed to take part include:

Andy von Bradsky, Chairman, PRP Architects, UK
Will Alsop, Architect, Will Alsop at RMJM, UK
Peter Busby, Managing Director, Perkins+Will, Canada
Murat Tabanlioglu, Partner, Tabanlioglu Architects, Turkey
Erik Hokanson, Principal, Burt Hill, a Stantec Company, UAE
Waheed Nazir, Director of Planning and Regeneration, Bimingham City Council, UK
Steve Potter, Urbanism Director, BDP MENA, UAE
Behr Champana Gagneron, President and CEO, Quantum-AIP, Puerto Rico
Tod Larner, Director of Planning, William Hezmalhalch Architects, USA
Dr. Robert Cooke, Associate, Buro Happold, UAE

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