CONVENTION & EXHIBITION CENTER
Architecture & Design Talks
Architecture & Design talks will embody a thought-leadership experience operating at the crossroads of design, architecture, technology, health, well-being and sustainability. Built to foster solution oriented conversations, they will feature a mix of presentations, panels and fireside chats. Our aim is achieving sustainable change for our delegates by hearing from leaders on their vision and ideas, best practices and their experience equipping our delegates with a roadmap to prepare for the future.
Architecture & Design Talks Agenda
MARCH 29, 2022
4.30 pm - 5.00 pm
Architecture supporting wellness: Designing for health
How do we ensure that health and wellbeing-focused aspirations set at the design stage of projects can become reality when the buildings are constructed?
Standardised and off-site manufactured building systems can be customisable and flexible to reflect the architectural language. Can they enhance the transition to wellbeing driven buildings?
How can energy efficiency centred design positively impact holistic wellbeing? Are Net Zero Energy buildings the right approach for a health-focused architecture?
5.15 pm - 5.45 pm
The importance of historical and heritage lighting and its impact on tourism
Abdulaziz Al Azem
Founder/Principal Lighting DesignerDTS
Introduction to historical and heritage buildings of Saudi Arabia
Heritage interior and exterior Lighting Design Techniques and applications
6.15 pm - 7.00 pm
Fire Safety: The importance of product certification and on-site inspections
Regional Operations Manager MEA / Product Testing & Certification / Building & ConstructionIntertek
Sales Manager MEA /Product Testing & Certification/Building & ConstructionIntertek
What are certified products?
Third party certification process for building products
Is this product certified and compliant? What to look for
On-site key elements: Installation and Inspection
7.15 pm - 7.45 pm
Architects speak: Dialogues on regulatory, aesthetics and sustainability
How can we balance regulatory requirements with meeting our design vision? Do these requirements limit the expressions of the architectural language or can they lead to a new interpretation of designs?
What are some of the best surface design products when it comes down to aesthetics, durability, service life and cost-effectiveness?
What makes a product sustainable? How can sustainable choices made throughout the phases can have a positive impact on the construction project?
8.00 pm - 8.30 pm
The use of BIM and Architectural Data to support the decision-making process
Researcher Automation in ConstructionUCD Energy Institute
Induce the new method of design-based information modeling
Supporting project team to investigate the sustainability in a collaborative environment
Show a case of a collaborative and Interoperable approach to enable actors to retrieve information by obtaining answers to complex questions related to the construction