Monday 12 November 2012 (6:00 - 7:30 pm - Open to all)
Language: English (assisted by Arabic)
Central question: Why is it that most of the countries in the world, including countries of the region, have been successful in preserving their built heritage and we have not? Hana will start with a brief description of where we are now vis-à-vis heritage houses. She will define in exact terms what we mean by "heritage houses". Finally, Hana will look at the issues involved in their preservation and how they can be addressed.
Hana Alamuddin, R.I.B.A, SMarchs (M.I.T, U.S.A), LEED green Associate, started her practice in Lebanon, Almimariya, Architects and Designers, in 1999. Her architectural practice covers architectural, urban design and landscape projects within the perimeters of sustainable development and construction. She is also a senior lecturer at AUB. As a member of the executive committee of the Association Pour la Protection des Sites et Anciennes Demeurs. Liban (APSAD) from 1999 to 2008, she also worked on heritage preservation projects in Lebanon