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November 19, 2014

Qatar Foundation Sponsors Leading Architecture Conference

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Delegates from the second annual American Institute of Architects (AIA) Middle East Conference received a guided tour of Education City, Qatar Foundation’s signature development.

The tour offered visitors a unique insight into the architecture of the campus, while highlighting QF’s commitment to quality, diversity and sustainability.

Held in Doha for the first time, the two-day AIA Middle East Conference was partially sponsored by QF. Bringing together industry specialists and government officials from around the region, delegates took part in a series of briefing sessions and informative panel discussions.

Ameena Ahmadi, Technical Director at QF’s Capital Projects, delivered a presentation titled ‘Type and Diversity within Education City’s Architecture’, which gave a comprehensive overview of QF’s flagship development highlighting some of its signature buildings, including the Liberal Arts and Sciences, the Hamad Bin Khalifa University Student Centre, the new Qatar National Library building and the Faculty of Islamic Studies and Education City Mosque. The presentation also showed how Qatari heritage has been reflected and re-interpreted in QF’s built environment through its different projects.

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