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Design Build Breathe

October 2019 

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ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

Design, Build Breathe: Towards Sustainable Cities in the Middle East.

 

Join us for the third round of the largest regional event on Sustainable Building October, 2019.

On its third round, DBB aims to provide inspired urban green solutions that elevate the quality of life through environmental and social change.

The regional conference aims to showcase the latest eco solutions from around the world and to create a dialogue between government officials, architects, real estate developers, technology providers and academics.

 

We place strong emphasis on engagement and interactive workshops that will immediately impact the attendees’ understanding of what is possible within the boundless world of sustainable innovation.

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

—  Sherif Hosny, CEO Schaduf

“We didn’t want to have people working in solo, so we decided to bring governments, the private sector, and entrepreneurs together to have a discussion and to showcase existing initiatives” 

 

 

Design Build Breathe 

2018 Highlights

Michele Brunello
Founder DONTSTOP Architettura, Creative dir. Sino EU Innovation Institute, Across Chinese Cities.
Partner at Stefano Boeri Architetti
Ahmed Kamaly
Deputy Minister for Planning Affairs at The Ministry of Planning
Sonja Spruit
International Architectural Adviser of Housing and Urban Development Specialist
Hussein Abaza
Senior Advisor to the Egyptian Minister of Environment as well as the Advisor to the Minister of Planning, Follow-up
and Administrative Reform. Director Association for Environmental and Community Development (ACED)
Nihal El Megharbel
Urban Policies, Governance and Legislation Program Manager, UNHABITAT,
Steven Velegrinis
Head of Master planning & Director of Operations, AECOM, UAE
Nour Eldeeb
Transport Planning Associate at Institute for Transportation and Development Policy-ITDP
Sherif hosny
CEO, Schaduf
Helmy Abouleish
Managing Director of SEKEM Group Egypt
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Design Build Breathe 2016 Highlights

Stefano Boeri
World renowned Architect Stefano Boeri (1956) is a Milan-based architect. He was editor in chief of the international magazines “Abitare” and “Domus”. Professor of Urban Design at the Politecnico di Milano, he has taught as visiting professor at Strelka Institute, Harvard GSD, Berlage Institute e Architectural Association among others. Between April 2011 and March 2013, has been appointed Executive Councilor for culture, design and fashion for Milan Municipality.
Ramiro Villalvazo
President RVD Consulting
Ismail Khater
Lava Architects, Germany
Hussein Abaza
Habiba El Marashy
Chairwoman of Emirates Environment Group (UAE)
Dyfed Aubrey
Director UN-HABITAT Regional Office for Arab States
Kurt Wiesegart
Team Leader at MED-ENEC Energy Efficiency in the
Construction Sector in the Mediterranean
Hamoda Youssef
Qatar Green Building Council (Qatar)
Hend Farouh
Executive Director, Central Unit for Sustainable Cities & Renewable Energy at New Urban Communities Authority
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DBB 2016 Partners

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Past Sponsors

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Silver Sponsor

Main Sponsor

DBB Partners

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