Structures: Tradition and Innovation in UAE Architecture
When: Saturday, July 2, 2022, 12 p.m. ET
Where: Folklife Studio, National Mall
Category: Narrative Session
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What can traditional building techniques teach us about sustainability and living together? This conversation explored traditional renewable architecture as well as modern built heritage, and how these ways of building can inspire more sustainable approaches to the urban fabric. Participants included expert architects and faculty members at Zayed University Lina Ahmad and Marco Sosa, along with Sandra Piesik, an expert on vernacular architecture in UAE and sustainable architecture globally.