25 - 27 September 2017
Dubai World Trade Centre

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 existing city fabric
  • The need for walkability
  • Thinking out of the box
  • Design Solutions

Speakers:

Boris Fabinski
Boris Fabinski Principal Landscape Architect SSH

  • Insights into the Dh 21 million park opened by Dubai Municipality as a part of the Plantation week
  • Al Khawaneej Pond Park spreads over 45 hectares and includes 4.41 hectares of landscaping
  • How the General projects department coordinated for the design?
  • What is the need for cost management and Value engineering for your project? How is it done?
  • How to meet client’s design expectations within a budget?
  • Learn more about BOQ preparation and pricing, tender services and contract management

 

Speakers:

Rakesh Pardasani
Rakesh Pardasani Partner at RSM Dahman Audit Accounts Advisory
  • Sub-contracting
  • Importing Services
  • Are you well prepared?
  • Benefits and challenges of Implementing BIM for Landscape
  • Misconceptions and options for Planting within the BIM environment
  • Project examples of Landscape BIM models 

Speakers:

Chris Smeaton
Chris Smeaton Project BIM Manager InSite a division of KEO International Consultants

  • 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
  • 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

Speakers

Morne Fourie

Morne Fourie

VP Design
Dubai Parks and Resorts
Robert Shakespeare

Robert Shakespeare

Group Design Director
Cracknell
Boris Fabinski

Boris Fabinski

Principal Landscape Architect
SSH
Peter Scott

Peter Scott

Manager, Landscape Architecture
Khatib & Alami

Testimonials

"It was a great event, well organized and brought together constructors, landscape horticulturalists and architects. I personally enjoyed it and benefited from many topics presented in the event."

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Dr. Ali El-Keblawy

Professor of Plant Ecology , Department of Applied Ecology, College of Science, University of Sharjah

"The summit provided me an opportunity to interact and network with like-minded professionals. Such platforms encourage the professionals to know and use the innovations available and initiate thought processes across various stakeholder groups for creating a sustainable environment."

Dr. Anup Balakrishnan

Assistant Manager – Landscape
Community Management

"The Outdoor Design & Build Show was yet again a success. The Leaders in Landscape Summit was well attended, and at times standing room only so I thank you for the opportunity to present to colleagues some of my expertise which I hope sparked interest. An event like this is invaluable at introducing and raising standards in our industry."

Carina Gallacher

BSc. (Hons) MILAM Dip MInst LM
Director of Landscape Architecture and Design, Gebal Group

"I consider The Big 5 Outdoor Design & Build Show and Leaders in Landscape Summit as stimulating event for Landscape Architects and other relevant specialist since it brings wide range of topic in the conference and spectacular exhibitors together."

Dr. Lerzan Y. Erdinc

Senior Landscape Architect, Dar Al Handasah

"Leaders in Landscape is an opportunity for professionals to have an overview of our industry, sharing experience, knowledge and developing networking. AE7 presented the Landscape Principles of current projects and how the landscape stitches the modern urban fabric in Dubai."

Onur Camurlu

Head of Landscape Architecture, AE7