The course will introduce the vast field of traditional architecture in the MENA region through the filter of technical, architectural and spatial solutions that allow inhabitants to respond effectively to sometimes severe climatic constraints on the one hand, and to contemporary needs in matter of comfort on the other.
The course will address in particular questions of definition, the relationship of the site and local materials, and the range of associated traditional typologies and techniques making it possible to offer environmental comfort for humans.
Among the topics covered in this course cycle will be:
Speaker: Christophe Graz, cultural heritage specialist
Moderator: Ikhlas Ahmed, Tour & Exhibition Officer, Qatar National Library
The event will be conducted online via VoiceBoxer.
Date: 29 November - 1 December 2020
Time: 4:00 - 6:00 PM
Language: Arabic and English
Target Audience: Architects, researchers, and those interested in sustainable architecture
Seats are limited, please click the button below to register.