Kourosh Salehi, MENA Design Director, this year participated as an advisor and a speaker in the 6th Annual Future Landscape and Playspaces conference in Abu Dhabi at Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad towers, UAE. The conference, which took place on June 28 and 29, focused on Redefining the cities of the future through innovation, natural integration, sustainable urban design & play.
During his presentation Case Study: The Synergy of the Open Realm and Architecture, Salehi highlighted the importance of incorporating sustainable and inclusive design elements into the creation of public spaces. He emphasized the role that these spaces can play in promoting physical and mental well-being, particularly for children and families.
Salehi also shared examples of successful projects that we completed across the MENA region, including the transformation of urban spaces into a vibrant, multipurpose activations that has become popular destinations for the local community and prime attraction to the city.
Overall, Salehi’s participation in the conference was well-received, and he was praised for his insights and expertise on the subject of creating engaging and accessible outdoor experiences. The conference provided a valuable opportunity for attendees to learn from industry experts and exchange ideas on how to create innovative and impactful public spaces.
The Future Landscape and Playspaces Abu Dhabi series of events have been the biggest platform for the key stakeholders from the public and private sector to meet and discuss the future of the emirate’s public spaces.