Technological challenges and innovations for resilient housing in fragile settings

Wednesday, 2nd August 2023 at 1300 (BST) on Zoom

The webinar explores the architecture, planning and engineering technologies involved and the scope of innovation for the design of resilient housing with respect to the contextual dependency on environmental challenges. The discussion will elaborate on the need for the solutions for suitability to local climate, availability of materials and vulnerability to natural hazards.

The panel is comprised of interdisciplinary experts from architecture, planning and civil engineering:

  • Vasilena Vassilev, Lecturer in Architecture, Coventry University, “Learning from passive design techniques”
  • Alireza Moghayedi, Lecturer, Department of Architecture and Environment, UWE Bristol – “Sustainable and innovative solutions for resilient housing”
  • Saeeduddin Ahmed, Associate Professor, Department of Architecture and Planning, NED University Karachi – “How SDG-compliant planning could support resilient housing design”.

Session recording