Grimshaw will be at Dubai Design Week for a series of talks, workshops and an open studio of our Dubai office. Find out more about our work in the Middle East and how you can attend any one of the events we're involved in below.
Grimshaw Open House
Monday 12th November | 5pm – 7pm
Building 7, 5th Floor, Unit A501, Dubai Design District.
Grimshaw will open its doors to the public to showcase the studio’s work from around the globe while offering an insight into practice life. Architects will be on hand to discuss work on the Dubai Expo Sustainability Pavilion as well as other exciting projects in the Gulf region and beyond. Virtual reality demonstrations will offer attendees a unique perspective on various projects.
Create & Innovate with Computational Design
Thursday 15th & Friday 16th November
Building 7, 5th Floor, Unit A501, Dubai Design District
Andy Watts and Matt McDonnell from Grimshaw’s Design Technology group will host a two-day workshop covering the systems and design processes used in a pavilion. Attendees will gain practical insight into the latest computational design tools and how they can be adapted for a variety of architecture and design modes.
Cities 2.0: Designing the Future, Now
Wednesday 14th November | 4pm – 5pm
Andrew Dull (Imkan), Baharash Bagherian (SEE Nexus), David Lessard (H+A), Matthew Utley (Grimshaw Architects), Tariq Khayyat (Zaha Hadid Architects)
Tomorrow is a collective responsibility. Architects, designers and developers are actively considering the long-term implications of their endeavours.
Five architects, all known for their astute commitment to sustainable design and innovation are at the helm of pioneering projects that will change the way we live and interact with our environment. Given the specific demands of our region and a pressing need for wider conversations on well-being, our panellists share hard-learned lessons in their quest for building more resilient communities.