10 & 11 October: Architecture Design Days Jeddah Conference

The “Architecture & Design Days Jeddah ” Conference is an initiative by AIA Middle East. Part of a series of architectural conferences in Saudi Arabia launched in October 2011, this conference takes place on October 10 & 11, 2012 at the Park Hyatt Jeddah. AIA Members and all design and construction professionals are invited to attend the conference, workshops and project tours.

Attend the conference to stay up-to-date on:

  • Latest and current design and construction projects in Jeddah
  • Get involved in the economic, social and cultural revival of the Jeddah Old Town Al Balad
  • Meet leading names in architecture, master planning and construction
  • Sustainable design strategies for the region
  • Continuous education program certification by AIA CES and USGBC
  • Full day master class by USGBC Faculty
  • Workshop program on Safety in Buildings and Materials

This year’s annual Jeddah Conference is dedicated to the architecture of Jeddah’s traditional heart, the unique historic core and old town “Al Balad”. The objective of the first conference chapter is to expose current conditions of Al Balad as well as possible social, cultural and economic regeneration processes.

In collaboration with the Landart Generator Initiative (LAGI), AIA Middle East and its organizing partners are launching an international design competition based on renewable energy. The competition will aim to give social and economic impetus to development in Al Balad by re-defining public spaces and catering to art, ecology and heritage.

The second conference chapter features local and regional architectural developments and projects answering environmental and economic challenges. Debate with and learn from visionary designers and practitioners which have taken on these challenges in KSA.

The third conference chapter presents workshops tackling LEED 201, Core Concepts & Strategies, Structural and Fire Safety in Buildings and Thermal Comfort & Indoor Air Quality providing materials.

The conference comprises of three days during which Architecture project presentations as well as professional workshops will be given by practitioners as well as scientists.

See you there!