7 - 10 March 2021

RIYADH INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION & EXHIBITION CENTER

#STONESURFACESAUDI

Workshop Agenda

5:15 PM - 5:45 PM Residential design adaptability in multi-cultural cities

• Who designs residential buildings; developers or architects?
• Can there be a multi-storey residential vernacular design?
• Can a multi-storey residential building be designed successfully for multi-cultural city?

Speakers

Drue Newcomb
Drue Newcomb Director P&T Architects and Engineers
Mahmoud Shahin
Mahmoud Shahin Senior Associate P&T Architects and Engineers
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM Natural Stone 101: Everything you NEED to know about designing with the oldest building material

• Obtain a better understanding of how the mineral composition and formation of stone affect its performance as a building material.
• Learn about the science of each species of stone, examples of how it is quarried, unique characteristics, and common applications.
• Gain knowledge about stone fabrication and finishing methods.
• Understand the resources available that are relevant to natural stone.

Speakers

Sajiv Shrivastva
Sajiv Shrivastva Director/ Certified Speaker Al Milad/ Natural Stone Institute
6:45 PM - 7:15 PM Towards a Sustainable & Smart Arab City Paradigm

• Are we on the right track? Are our cities following the correct paradigms?
• Liveability: how livable are our Arab cities? And what should be done to increase liveability?
• Sustainability: What should we do to reserve adequate resources for the upcoming generations?
• Smartness: How could IoT and intelligent connectivity solutions improve the efficiency of our cities?

Speakers

Hussein Mahran
Hussein Mahran Head of PMO Portfolio NAGA Architects
7:30 PM - 8:00 PM Transport system and land use

• What are the main patterns of road networks?
• City centers and sub-centers.
• Private cars dominance
• Destinations and public interest

Speakers

Dr. Majid Aldalbahi
Dr. Majid Aldalbahi Consultant and Urban Planning Specialist Riyadh Municipality
8:15 PM - 8:45 PM Architectural lighting design

• How lighting affects appearance of architecture
• Effects of lighting on emotions, health as well as sales
• New dynamic lighting painting architecture
• Media façade technologies and elevations

Speakers

Tarek Zarif
Tarek Zarif President MEP & Lighting Solutions
5:15 PM - 5:45 PM Applying six sigma principles in quality approvals

• Material categorization as per specs
• Site Inspection
• Analyzing inputs and generating approval

Speakers

Eng. Wael Darkazanli
Eng. Wael Darkazanli Coordination Project Manager Parsons
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM Specifying natural stone – project management while using stone

• Discuss the responsibilities and liabilities of each pillar in the typical construction project
• Review resources to find more information about natural stone standards
• Learn how to plan for the longevity of an installation by specifying appropriate materials
• Evaluate factors specific to the price of different materials, finishes and methods

Speakers

Sajiv Shrivastva
Sajiv Shrivastva Director/ Certified Speaker Al Milad/ Natural Stone Institute
6:45 PM - 7:15 PM Essential elements of an ideal construction contract and the role of design consultant for its effective commencement and completion

• Essential elements involved in the creation of an effective contract in terms of time and budget
• Understanding of the crucial documents of a standard construction contract from a Design Consultants perspective.
• The important duties involved for a Design Consultant when executing Construction Phase assessments.

Speakers

Syed Rayees Ahmed
Syed Rayees Ahmed Consultant – Contract Trainings ESI
7:30 PM - 8:00 PM Light for Hospitality
  • Reinforcing the brand and sense of place with a narrative
  • The WOW factor
  • Keeping it simple (and cost effective)
  • Reason and emotion

Speakers

Alex Shaw
Alex Shaw Design Director Umaya Lighting Design
8:15 PM - 8:45 PM Designing the largest medical facility in the GCC

•How the design of a world class medical facility is being handled by P&T
•Challenges faced in the planning of the medical campus.
•The use of the latest industry’s technologies through the project

Speakers

Andrij Rostek
Andrij Rostek Group Director and KSA Office Manager P&T Architects and Engineers
8:45 - 9:15 Controls deliverables during Project life cycle (PLC)
  • PLC stages
  • Project controls deliverables
  • Recent technologies in construction
  • Construction Uberization

Speakers

Maged El Hawary
Maged El Hawary Managing Director Analytica Management Solutions
5:15 PM - 5:45 PM Enhancing BIM process

•Understanding BIM
•Understanding Lean Principles
•Understanding Lean in connection with BIM
•Case Study Showing effect of lean and integrated design on construction

Speakers

Sara Soliman
Sara Soliman MEP Manager Prime Emirates Engineering Consultants
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM Lighting in Architecture & Interior Design
  • Lighting Design & its evolution in built form
  • Journey of Lighting design, Its evolution & interface with construction materials
  • Latest trends & Sustainability
  • Case Studies from KSA & Abroad.
  • Future

Speakers

Humair Khan
Humair Khan Design Manager Absal John Paul Constructions
6:45 PM - 7:15 PM The impact of using stone material in mosque architecture

• Different applications of Stone Material in Mosque Architecture
• The impact of using the different applications on different user experiences
• Distinctive examples of Mosques using stone material

Speakers

Mohamed El-Ghoneimy
Mohamed El-Ghoneimy Co-Founder | Award Supervisor ARCHMA Studio | Alfozan Award for Mosque Architecture
7:30 PM - 8:00 PM Significance of using "Stones" in the landscape architecture projects in hot climate enviornment

• Landscape architecture
• Historical projects
• Water frontage
• Identity

Speakers

Dr. Islam Hamdi El-Ghonaimy
Dr. Islam Hamdi El-Ghonaimy Associate Professor University of Bahrain
8:15 PM - 8:45 PM Sustainable built environment designed to promote wellbeing

• Enhancing the outdoor beauty with natural stone sculptures depicting a mix of modern and organic
• Global initiatives and standards
• Use of different natural light to bring out the prominence of stone in outdoor setting

8:15 - 8:45 Skateparks design

Speakers

Safi Marroun
Safi Marroun Business Development Manager YMCO