Head of Design
1:50 PM PANEL DEBATE: Cultural innovation: Designing innovative façades which don’t compromise Qatari culture
As one of the fastest growing cities in the Middle East, Doha has become a highly coveted destination. Its transition to a cosmopolitan city while maintaining Qatari values and culture signifies Doha’s contribution to the 2030 Qatar Vision. With contemporary designs becoming popular within the Middle East, how can architects ensure they don’t compromise Qatari culture? This panel demonstrates innovative design strategies, materials and techniques to ensure that architects can create innovative façade designs without compromising the culture of Qatar.