The Urban Oasis Experience – 5th International Green Roof Congress in Kuwait (February 17-18, 2018).
The first IGRA congress in the Persian Gulf region will focus on Nature Based Solutions for Green Buildings in dry climates. Practical Green Roofs and Green Walls technology will be presented, discussed and taught along with the latest achievements in standards, science and municipal strategies.
The 5th International Green Roof Congress will host important players involved in the promotion of Green Infrastructure through exceptional works of architectural achievement. Speakers will include for example Kai Uwe Bergmann from BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group (Copenhagen, New York, London), Deborah Nevins from Deborah Nevins & Associates (New York), Kyosuk Lee from MVRDV (Rotterdam, Shanghai), Khaled Al Fouzan from the Associated Engineering Partnership (Kuwait), Jamil Corbani from GreenStudios (Beirut, Cairo, Dubai, Los Angeles), Fida Mohammed Alhammadi from Dubai Municipality, Rudi Scheuermann from ARUP (Germany) and Green Roof pioneer Roland Appl, president of the International Green Roof Association IGRA.
More information about the outstanding speaker programme with experts from the Middle East, Europe and the US can be found at www.greenroofworld.com.
The congress venue Al Shaheed Park in Kuwait City (http://alshaheedpark.com) with almost 80,000 m² of Green Roofs is a prime example of how to meet the challenges of hot and dry climate by using appropriate Green Roof systems.
Register today at http://www.greenroofworld.com/registration/ and join us for this pioneering event.
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