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
Deputy Country Manager, Turner Construction Company, Istanbul
Shaofeng Wang
Chairman, China State Construction Engineering Corporation, Shanghai
Daniel Horner
Director of Planning and Urban Design, Dar, London
Gil Shenhav
Founder, Canaan Shenhav Architects, Tel Aviv