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EventThe 3rd Annual Modernscapes MENA Summit: Orienting Urbanism Towards Climate Resilience

The 3rd Annual Modernscapes MENA Summit: Orienting Urbanism Towards Climate Resilience

“Urban planning is a vital tool to capture the needs of the people, because, at the end of the day, we design for the people.” These were the resounding words said by Dr. Hichem Trache, a well-known advisor of the Urban Planning Department in the region, at last year’s Modernscapes MENA summit. Urban planning continues to be a pillar behind green building design, efficient water management, and the preservation of natural habitats to mitigate the challenges faced by cities facing rapid urbanization.

Here we must place significant importance on the need to reimagine our cities intelligently, ensuring the preservation of both the urban environment and our overall quality of life.

With this undeniable momentum, Verve Management proudly introduces the 3rd Annual Modernscapes MENA Summit 2023. Thissummit is a flagship event dedicated to advancing the field of architecture and design in the MENA region. It serves as a platform for sharing knowledge, fostering innovation, and connecting industry professionals to shape a more sustainable and visionary future.

The 3rd Annual Modernscapes MENA summit aims to explore the scope of various domains including; the importance of ‘Greenscaped’ Buildings and orienting urbanism toward climate resilience, the role of Government entities in the journey towardssustainable building, and the importance of preserving biodiversity within urban landscapes, among several compelling topics.

Expert speakers are scheduled to lead enthralling sessions at this year’s summit, such as;

  1. Fabio GrilliDirector – Design & Development, Emaar
  2. Shatha Al SuwaidiExecutive Director – Infrastructure Projects, Nakheel
  3. Kerem CengizManaging Director, LWK + Partners
  4. Mohamed Al BreikiExecutive Director – Sustainable Real Estate, Masdar City
  5. Martine Jabbour Director, Cracknell

Through a compelling event featuring captivating panel discussions and profound keynote sessions, this summit commits to offering attendees invaluable insights from distinguished experts in the realms of green-scaping and sustainable urban development. Tailored to address the pressing challenges encountered by governments and enterprises in the MENA region, this summit assumes a pivotal role in disseminating knowledge pertaining to the creation of urban landscapes that elevate the happiness and quality of life for the region’s residents, citizens, and visitors.

We invite you to join us for the 3rd Annual Modernscapes MENA Summit 2023, as we embark on a transformative journey into the future of urbanism. Immerse yourself in an industry-focused ecosystem, where you can proactively address market challenges, cultivate meaningful connections with niche experts, and establish valuable partnerships in an environment centered on innovative solutions.

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