29 October 2019
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

While the development challenges for every region are unique, the factors that present both challenges and opportunities in the Middle East and North Africa—repositioning economies away from a dependency on fossil fuels, working with extreme climates, and navigating complex sociopolitical landscapes—present massive learning opportunities for the rest of the world, which may face similar situations in the future. Colleagues share their best-practice insights into tall building and city-scale development in the region, with an emphasis on sustainability.

Session Chair: Ilayda Oner
Business Development Engineer, Turner International LLC, Istanbul
Shaofeng Wang
Chairman, China State Construction Overseas Development Co., Ltd, Shanghai
Daniel Horner
Director of Planning and Urban Design, Dar al-Handasah Shair & Partners (Consultant of the Egyptian Ministry of Housing - CBD New Capital), London
Gil Shenhav
Owner, Canaan-Shenhav Architects, Tel Aviv