Vertical Living – Design Challenges in the 21st Century

DatesJanuary 24 2013
CityCalgary, Alberta, Canada
LocationJack Singer Lobby, EPCOR Centre
Main BodyOver the past 23 years, Yahya Jan, AIA has led the design and delivery of a wide range of project throughout the USA, Middle East and Asia; with this experience, Jan will speak on the challenges of high-density development within the contemporary urban condition. The presentation will include a personal view on lessons learned, the global impacts of the late 20th-century urbanism, and recent trends on the emergence of new urban and building typologies. Two case studies from Saudi Arabia will be reviewed including the "Habitat" and "Jenan City" – projects that illustrate the possibilities of integrated design solutions in vertical living. To register for the event, please visit:
ScheduleThe presentation runs from 4:00pm-5:00pm, and a reception is to follow.