Featuring Dr Alex Amato, this talk will delve into the evolution of design over the past few decades, from being energy-focused to embracing a more sustainable and restorative model. Topics such as design principles, building and urban form will also be explored.
Dr Alex Amato is the Head of Sustainability at Qatar Green Building Council. Dr Amato has more than 30 years of experience in the construction industry. He has worked in both private and public sectors in the UK, South East Asia and the Middle East. Since 1992, his research has focused on the application of the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), which quantitatively assess the environmental impact of buildings, construction systems and products.