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Rapid Cities – Responsive Architectures

A virtual conference examining design, planning & construction in the modern world.

Start Sun, Nov 22
End Tue, Nov 24
47,834

The School of Architecture, Arts, and Design

At the American University in Dubai

cordially invites you to

 

AMPS VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

“Rapid Cities – Responsive Architectures” 

(A virtual conference examining design, planning & construction in the modern world.)

 

The Department of Architecture is virtually hosting an International Conference organized by AMPS.

 

Date: November 22nd – 24th, 2020 (Sunday – Tuesday)

All times are Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)

 

Click here to find the links you will need to join

AMPS Conference - Nov. 22 - 24 (Speakers and Moderator)

Day 1 Nov 22nd (Sunday)

Speaker

Moderator

Keynote Presentation
10:15 -10:45 am (GMT)

Dr. M. Nabyl Chenaf
Professor of Architecture
Dean of the School of Architecture, Art and Design at AUD

Dr. Abdellatif Qamhaieh

Session 1. The City and Society
Topic Title: Al Quoz: Evolution and Revolution of an Industrial Area of Dubai
11:45 am- 1:15 pm (GMT)

Dr. Anna Cornaro
Associate Professor of Architecture
Chair of the Department of Architecture at AUD

Alex Albani

Session 2. The City and Society
1:45 -  3:15 pm  (GMT)

Chair of AMPS and External Speakers

Ignacio Nieto de la Cal

Session 3. Urban Design
Topic: Layered Boundaries and Contested Flows:
The role of Sharjah in the making of Dubai and the game of supply and demand
3:45 - 5:15 pm (GMT)

Dr. Abdelatif Qamhaieh
Associate Professor of Architecture at AUD

Dr. Anna Cornaro

 

Day 2 Nov 23rd (Monday)

Speaker

Moderator

Session 5. Covid 19 Design Response
Topic:
Potential new hybrid in architectural education
10:00 -11:30 am (GMT)

Alex Albani
Professor of Architecture
at AUD

Dr. Abdellatif Qamhaieh

Session 6. Health & Wellbeing
12:00 - 1:30 pm (GMT)

Chair of AMPS and External Speakers

Ghada Yaiche

Session 7. Health & Wellbeing
Topic:
Locally-based Sustainable Design Approach for Walkability in Dubai
2:00 - 3:30 pm  (GMT)

Takeshi Maruyama
Associate Professor of Architecture at AUD

Mohannad Abu Suhaiban

Session 8. Theories of the City & Design
Topic: The Partial City
4:00 - 5:30 pm (GMT)

Ignacio Nieto de la Cal
Assistant Professor of Architecture at AUD

Dr. Abdellatif Qamhaieh

 

Day 3 Nov 24th (Tuesday)

Speaker

Moderator

Session 10. Technology, Data & the City 
10:00 -11:30 am (GMT)

Chair of AMPS and External Speakers

Mohammed Balila

Session 11. Sustainability
Topic:
Rethinking design approaches for DxB climate conditions
12.00-1.30pm (GMT)

Ghada Yaiche
Assistant Professor of Architecture at AUD

Jose Carillo

Session 12. Sustainability
Topic:
Microclimatic devices for outdoor spaces in London
2:00 - 3:30 pm  (GMT)

Mohannad Abu Suhaiban
Assistant Professor of Architecture at AUD

Takeshi Maruyama