Program

Day 1 – Tuesday, March 5

  • 1:00 p.m. Student Registration Period
  • 3:00 p.m. Chapters Presentations – Icebreaking Gathering
  • 4:30 p.m. Conference Opening
    Keynote Speaker: Mr. Antoine Chaaya, DPLG Architect, Partner/Director based at Renzo Piano Building Workshop
  • 6:30 p.m. Exhibition Opening
  • 7:30 p.m. Dinner

Day 2 – Wednesday, March 6

  • 8:00 a.m. Late Registration Period
  • 9:00 a.m. Theme Presentation: Urban Palimpsest: Persistence of Traces
  • 9:30 a.m. Speakers
    - Mr. Mazen Haidar, AHTTEP, École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Paris La Villette – Sorbonne Paris 1
    - Prof. Michael F. Davie, Professor Emeritus at the Université de Tours
  • 12:30 p.m. Roundtable Discussion
  • 1:30 p.m. Lunch Break
  • 2:30 p.m. Workshop: Mapping Beirut – Part 1 Site Visit and Mental Maps

Day 3 – Thursday, March 7

  • 9:00 a.m. Theme Presentation: Urban Paradox: Reshaping Identities through Urban Narratives
  • 9:30 a.m. Speakers
    - Dr. Serge Yazigi, Architect, Urban Planner and Head of Yazigi Atelier
    - Mr. Jean Marc Bonfils, Architect DPLG, France and Lebanon
  • 12:30 p.m. Roundtable Discussion
  • 1:30 p.m. Lunch Break
  • 2:30 p.m. Workshop: Mapping Beirut – Part 2 Model Making

Day 4 – Friday, March 8

  • 9:00 a.m. Theme Presentation: Urban Perspective: Towards Utopian Pluralism
  • 9:30 a.m. Speakers
    - Mr. Zafer Sleiman, Architect and Painter, Lebanon
    - Mr. Abdul-Halim Jabr, Architect and Urban Design Consultant, Lebanon
    - Mr. Galal Mahmoud, President of GM Architects, Lebanon
  • 12:30 p.m. Roundtable Discussion
  • 1:30 p.m. Closing Ceremony
  • 2:00 p.m. Byblos Visit

Day 5 – Saturday, March 9 (Optional)

  • 9:00 a.m. Day Trip to Tripoli

Day 6 – Sunday, March 10 (Optional)

  • 9:00 a.m. Day Trip to Baalbek
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