3 Issue 3 : Sustainable Urbanism - New Directions

Organisation Team & Participating Organisations

The organisation of Sustainable Urbanism – New Directions Workshop would not have been possible without the support and encouragement of many different parties.

We extend our grateful thanks to the following, along with the participating institutions (see below) and the international speakers featured in this publication for the valuable roles they played in making sure the event was a major success.


Dr. Anna Grichting, Qatar University

In collaboration with Dr. Julia Lane, New York University; Dr. Michael Reksulak, Qatar National Research Fund

Organising Team

Department of Architecture and Urban Planning

Arch. Abdulla Alnuaimi; Arch. Asma AlMohannadi

College of Engineering

Dr. Saud Al Ghani; Osama Omar; Neveen Taha

Qatar University External Relations

Moat Saleh; Mohammad Kassim

Research Office

Olfat Khattar

Capital Projects Qatar University Campus

Ahmad Shalabi; Eng. Mahmoud; Eng. Tayeb


Maria de la Torres, Independent Consultant Engineer; Cassandra Francis, Kariatid Consultants

Qatar National Research Fund

Dr. Michael Reksulak; Nadine Younes; David Edward Moore; Luzinda Hamza

Qatar National Convention Center

Bashar Amro; Mohammad Amine

Embassy of Switzerland

His Excellency Etienne Thevoz, Ambassador to Switzerland in Qatar; Urs Schnider, Deputy Consul; Rym Ketata, Assistant to the Ambassador


Luzita Ball; Paige Tantillo; Gardeners and Engineers, Qatar University Capital Projects


Dr. Lucy Bullivant, Urbanista.org; Husam Rowhdy, TechAid Video; Ahmed, TechAid Video

Special acknowledgement

Qatar University; Qatar University Research Office; Dr. Yasser Maghoub, Head of Department, Architecture and Urban Planning; Dr. Hamouda, College of Engineering Research Office

Workshop Sponsors

Qatar National Research Fund


Embassy of Switzerland in Qatar; AlNakheel Landscapes; Al Sulaiteen Industrial Complex (SAIC)

Participating Organisations


Al Nakheel Landscapes

Albaker Architects

Albalqa Applied University

AlQuds University

Embassy of Switzerland

American University of Sharjah

Amna Algeda School, Doha

Arab Bureau for City Development (ABCD)

Arab Engineering Bureau


Ashghal Public Works Authority

Aspetar Orthopedic and Sport Medicine Hospital

Astad Project Management

Bennett Jones (Gulf) LLP

Brookings Institute, Doha

Central Laboratories, Ministry of Environment


DAR-Ministry of Environment

Doha Institute for Graduate Studies

ETHZ Zurich – Future Cities Lab Singapore

GHD Global

Global Cities Institute

Georgetown University, Qatar

GORD Gulf Organization for Research and Development

Hamad Bin Khalifa University

Hamad Medical Center

International City Leaders

International Society of Biourbanism

J & L Gibbons, United Kingdom


Koya University

Maersk Oil

Manateq/VCU Qatar

Ministry of Culture & Sports

Ministry of Education

Ministry of Interior

Ministry of Municipality and Environment

New York University

Newton International School Lagoona


Oryx Publishing

Politecnico di Torino

Qatar Foundation

QNRF Qatar National Research Fund

Qatar University

Qatar University – Ministry of Transport and Telecommunication

QEERI Qatar Energy and Environment Research Institute, HBKU

QFIS Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies


Rasma Design

Rowan University

SAIC Al Sulaiteen Industrial Complex

Self Ltd

SGE Swiss Gulf Engineering

Sidra Medical and Research Center

Social Ecologies

Sustainable Qatar – Green Roofs

Team Tomorrow ME

Texas A & M University in Qatar

UCL University College London Qatar


UNESCO Head Office, Doha

University of Miami

University of SAAN’A

University of Strathclyde, Glasgow


Usama Bin Zaid School, Doha

VCU Virginia Commonwealth University, Qatar

Youth Friends

Zurich Institute of Technology ETHZ

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