The Forum @ Downtown Design

Ian Purser (Pace Architecture Engineering+ Planning)

Amy Lam (ALAM Creative Design Studio)

Sara Abdulla (Dust for Experience Design)

Mohamad Al Dah (Dubai Land Department

Government of Dubai)

New interventions in the Middle East's urban landscape share a collective responsibility towards supporting the aspirations of the region.

Examining contemporary architecture practice in the Gulf, how can design professionals interpret the unique cultural and geographical context to build a relevant new image for the region?

Chaired by Azlina Bulmer, Director, RIBA International, this talk celebrated ten years of the organisation's Gulf chapter.