Inspired by Nature: The Future of The Sustainable Design

Ended - Wednesday 7 June 2023

Iman Ibrahim is winning awards designer and works as an Assistant Professor of Interior Architecture with PhD degree in Architectural Engineering. She started her academic career in 2008 in the Department of Architectural Engineering at UAE University, moving to Abu Dhabi University in 2011. And finally joined the University of Sharjah. Her researches publications in Sustainable Design, Smart cities, Eco-friendly materials and Biophilic Design. Her academic career did not stop her from professional practicing as she shared in many international competitions and many volunteering sustainable designs serving the community, where she won the Sharjah Award for Excellency 2018, and the University of Sharjah distinguished award for the years 2017 and 2020, she also won ZERO competition organized by Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq). In 2020, she exhibited the “Deterministic Path” installation 2020, and TAWASUL installation 2021, during Dubai Design Week. She had different voluntary public talks about sustainability in INDEX 2015, Design Talks 2016 and Leaders in Architecture 2017, Emirates Environmental Group EEG 2020, she participated in different International conferences related to sustainability and Regenerative Architectural. Her last achievements winning the Sharjah sustainable Award 2020, within the University of Sharjah sustainability office team."

Schedule:

Date: 7 June 2023

Time: 7:00 - 8:30

Location:

Al Safa Art & Design Library

Open to the public

Registration Deadline:

7 June 2023

Future of sustainability1

Sustainability in design refers to the creation of ecologically responsible, financially feasible, and socially equitable products, systems, and environments. Designers and architects have a crucial role in promoting sustainability by considering the entire lifecycle of a product, minimizing negative environmental and social impacts, and using environmentally friendly materials.

In this seminar, Dr. Iman Ibrahim, an award-winning architect, will introduce us to emerging trends in sustainable design such as biophilic, biomimicry, and parametric design. She will emphasize the important role that designers and architects play in promoting sustainability in their work and will provide practical methods for achieving this. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of sustainability in design as a comprehensive strategy for creating products, systems, and environments that are both ethical and commercially viable. Join us to learn how to contribute to a more sustainable future!

Join us for this informative seminar and learn how to contribute to a more sustainable future through sustainable design!

Presented by Tashkeel in collaboration with Sikka Platform and Al Safa Art & Design Library

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