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25 - 27 September 2017
Hall 3, Dubai World Trade Centre
10.00 - 18.00 DAILY

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Workshop Agenda

  • Scale comparisons of masterplan components in key global tourism districts
  • The master planning brief for Dubai Parks and Resorts
  • The design and construction process at Dubai Parks

Speakers:

Morne Fourie
Morne Fourie VP Design Dubai Parks and Resorts
  • What impact does great public realm have on cities
  • What are the socio-economic impacts of public realm in adding value to our city
  • How can the role of Landscape Architects influence the development of our city

Speakers:

Robert Shakespeare
Robert Shakespeare Group Design Director Cracknell
  • The need for creating a climate responsive city planning and design paradigm 
  • The role of Gulf cities in providing a sustainable template for the future arid city
  • Innovation, technology and rediscovery – the opportunity for meaningful change

Speakers:

Hrvoje Cindrić
Hrvoje Cindrić Associate Middle East Urbanism Leader, Arup
  • The existing city fabric
  • The need for walkability
  • Thinking out of the box
  • Design Solutions

Speakers:

Boris Fabinski
Boris Fabinski Principal Landscape Architect SSH

  • How can architects and contractors collaborate for more efficient and higher quality projects? 
  • Designing with the project and maintenance manager in mind. 
  • The importance of adding design knowledge to your contracting company.

Speakers:

Matthew Cool, BA, MLA
Matthew Cool, BA, MLA Landscape Architect Orient Irrigation Services
  • Benefits and challenges of Implementing BIM for Landscape
  • Misconceptions and options for Planting within the BIM environment
  • Project examples of Landscape BIM models 

Speakers:

Christopher Smeaton
Christopher Smeaton Project BIM Manager InSite a division of KEO International Consultants
  • Sub-contracting
  • Importing Services
  • Are you well prepared?

Speakers:

Rakesh Pardasani
Rakesh Pardasani Partner at RSM Dahman Audit Accounts Advisory
  • The Nature of Architecture Projects
  • Business Value Definition
  • Value Chain Phases
  • Value Management Culture Optimization

Speakers:

Tarik Al Hraki
Tarik Al Hraki, BENG.MBA, PMP, PMI-RMP, P3O, EFQM, FAAP Managing Director & Founder, Strategic Project Management Consultant & Trainer PM House Consulting

  • How old and new communities can embrace this new industry standard?
  • Benefit financially and secure our planets future.
  • Practical examples of how small steps can make a huge impact?

Speakers:

Sameer Kulkarni
Sameer Kulkarni Executive Director Dubai Properties
  • Conventional wisdom holds that hot climates, such as the UAE, are effectively un-inhabitable for large portions of the year
  • Advanced simulation techniques can now predict outdoor thermal comfort with increasing accuracy
  • These tools can help designers to expand comfortable zones outdoors even in the warmest climates

Speakers:

John Sullivan
John Sullivan Building Physics Consultant BuroHappold Engineering
  • Traditional values, effect planning
  • How Urban developments can be benchmarked to achieve Happiness
  • Role of self-sufficiency in the development of city

Speakers:

Peter Scott
Peter Scott Manager, Landscape Architecture Khatib & Alami