26 Nov 2018 | 17:00 - 17:45 | Wellness, Happiness and Sustainable built environment – a trend or a need!
Abeer is an urban designer and architect with diverse experience, focusing on large scale master plans, low-carbon developments, lifestyle and residential projects. Her expertise in sustainable design across scales has been invaluable to the 5+ team.
Abeer oversees all phases of design, client and consultant communication, sustainable design and technical compliance with international and local regulations. Her holistic, research-backed approach has led to many innovative developments across the middle east, including several net-zero master plans.
Prior to joining 5+design, Abeer was an associate and a project lead with Woods Bagot, and representative board director on the Emirates Green Building Council. Abeer received her Bachelor of Architecture with distinction from Jordan University of Science and Technology and a master’s in sustainable design of built environment with honors from the British University in Dubai – Cardiff University. She contributes to international research publications on the topics of passive design, microclimate, outdoor thermal comfort, energy efficiency and building retrofitting. Her accreditations include LEED AP, PCP and WELL AP.