When Change Means Going International- Middle East
Course addresses unique opportunities, challenges, risks, rewards, and other factors to consider when working in the region of the Middle East.
Through the experiences of two practitioners who completed projects in the Middle East, you will understand the opportunities of the region and learn what cultural practices must be considered to achieve substantive results. The speakers will review the elements of design, construction documents, local laws, and systems of energy efficiency and sustainability which factored into how they approached and managed their projects for their international clients.
This course is part of the When Change Means Going International series. The Overview course and other regional and country specific courses in this series can be taken individually or in combination to suit your interest.
- Learn the expectations in the pre-design and design phase of clients in the Middle East.
- Understand the use of both traditional and emerging building systems, materials, and methods for projects in the region.
- Recognize the differences in laws, codes, regulations, and accessibility issues from domestic norms.
- Identify energy efficiency and sustainability priorities for work in the region.
Design Manager, Gulf Related, United Arab EmiratesA founding member of the AIA Middle East Board of Directors, Sherif has served as the Chapter's...
FAIA, NCARB, MRIAI, LEED AP BD+C
Treasurer, AIA International Region and Past President AIA Middle East
Design Advisor, Government of Qatar - AshghalThierry Paret is an American architect, of Haitian descent who was both the founder and first...
Contents: Video, quiz, evaluation
Expiration: One year after purchase
Passing Score: 80% on quiz