SMART SKYSCRAPERS SUMMIT 2016
The 3rd Annual Smart Skyscrapers Summit, will be held on 16th and 17th May 2016 in Dubai. In its third year, it has become by far, the most prominent event on smart and sustainable skyscrapers attracting over 400 participants and 30+ exhibitors from all over the globe.
Held under the patronage of Dubai Municipality, the Smart Skyscrapers Summit 2015 was inaugurated by Abdullah Al Rafia, Assistant Director General – Engineering and planning department, Dubai Municipality in the presence of senior embassy representatives.
During the two-day summit, speakers and panelists engaged in discussions on intelligent transportation systems, sustainable building materials, safety, design and façade technology and trends in architecture. The 2016 edition of the summit will focus on tall and complex building construction, transit management, sustainable buildings for the Middle East, innovative technology for future skyscrapers and lots more.
With the Middle East among one of the world’s fastest growing economies, it is on a high growth trajectory, witnessing a significant spurt of ultra-tall buildings in the region. Dubai alone is home to more than 900 high-rise buildings that has played a crucial role in improving its regional value. With this in mind, the summit has been designed to encourage cross-sector learning among real estate developers, technologists, researchers, engineers, experts from architectural and design institutes and the local government.
With special focus under the themes of project design, green building, facade design and engineering, the Smart Skyscrapers Summit aims to discuss challenges, trends and developments in ultra-high rise building design in the Middle East region.