Qatar Green Building Council Reviews Projects of Pittsburgh Study Abroad Students at CMUQ-School of Architecture - Carnegie Mellon University

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Qatar Green Building Council Reviews Projects of Pittsburgh Study Abroad Students at CMUQ

Founding members of the Qatar Green Building Council met with Pittsburgh study-abroad fourth-year architecture students and faculty Rami el Samahy and Kelly Hutzell to review the student's work on Thursday, March 18. QGBC members Gordon Jack, Resident Director of Atkins; Sandra Dold, Senior Architect & Sustainability Specialist at AECOM Middle East; Paul Burrow, Chairman of Research & Innovation at Qatar Green Building Council; Dr. Alex Amato, Associate at Davis Langdon; and Hani Hawamdek, Head of Electromechanical Department at Arab Engineering Bureau, met with the students to review and discuss the progress of their architecture design projects. The study-abroad Systems Integration Studio is focusing on the retrofit of an existing villa to house the Qatar Green Building Council Headquarters.