Doha (October 24, 2016) – Advanced Conferences & Meetings (ACM) proudly launched the 3rd Annual Future Landscape & Public Realm Qatar conference today at the Intercontinental Hotel The City, Doha. This edition addresses the latest sustainable and cost effective design strategies for developing Qatar's future public realm.
The conference started with a keynote address delivered by Prof. Ali A. Alraouf from the Ministry of Municipality & Environment, and was followed by sessions on the quality of urban public spaces in Doha by Sheikh Saoud Al Thani form ASTAD, green spaces in urban ecology by Sara Abdul Majid from Richer Environments and Dr. Cynthia Skelhorn from Qatar Green Building Council, the landscape of Islamic Gardens by Mohammed M. Hassona from Qatar Foundation, a case study on Sheraton Park West Bay Project's Water features by Johan Winters from SALFO and Associates, and the landscape and urban design for South Doha by Walter Bone from Dynamic Engineering Consultants.
Future Landscape Qatar is THE event to attend, to stay up to date with the latest in landscape, and to network with all stakeholders involved in the field. A must attend conference that is not to be missed – senior landscape architect, Dar Al Handasah.
The first day of Future Landscape & Public Realm Qatar conference created the perfect platform for the attendees to build relations, exchange ideas and seize business opportunities throughout the ACMi+ interface that allowed for many networking breaks which created a dynamic, efficient and relevant learning environment.
Many key players participated in this event, to name a few: Public Works Authority - Qatar (ASHGHAL), Ministry of Municipality and Environment, Ministry of Youth & Sports, Ministry of Awqaf & Islamic Affairs, Ministry of Energy & Industry, Qatar Rail, Parsons International, Atkins, Arab Engineering Bureau, Energy City Qatar, Lusail Real Estate Development Company, Qatar Foundation, AECOM, Consolidated Contractors Company, KEO International Consultants, Doha Metro Red Line South.
"It's a vital source of inspiration for the young architects" – Architect, Al Baker Architects.
Solution providers like Nakheel, Ghesa, KDF, Watermaster, ansglobal, Gebal, Kinley, Qatar Paving Stones, Consent, Metallurgica Abruzzese, Desert Group Qatar, Marshalls, Glass Inspiration, Bluestream, wt Burden, and GreenBlue showcased their newest technologies and solutions.
Day two (October 25) of the conference will feature speakers from the Ministry of Municipality and Environment, AECOM, Qatar Green Building Council, ANS Global, Parsons, Watermaster Qatar, Qatar University, Place Dynamix, ARUP, SALFO and Associates, Richer Environments, University of Wisconsin, Artscape Management, and Qatar Foundation.
For more information, please visit www.futurelandscapeqatar.com