Farah Naz

Farah Naz Buro Happold

Sustainability Team Leader, BuroHappold Engineering

Having gained construction sector experience in the UK, USA, and UAE, including working with the Copenhagen Government to develop green city initiatives and other sustainability policies, Farah now oversees sustainability in Dubai for BuroHappold Engineering. She’s heavily involved in developing the practice’s sustainability strategy for building- and city-level urban planning, resource-efficient planning, the health and wellbeing agenda for smart cities, and liveability for Arab cities in the Middle East. Plus, she looks after UK and European projects in her capacity as technical specialist in building performance evaluation for passive and low energy.

Naz was a prime mover in creating the strategy for the first zero energy building in the UK which, subsequently, won the 2015 RIBA Sustainable Buildings Award. And, currently, she’s working on the sustainability projects across the region including the Museum of the Future, the Louvre Museum in Abu Dhabi, the Bee’ah headquarters, a sustainability pavilion for EXPO 2020, and Masdar masterplanning.

Meanwhile, Farah is a major contributor to BuroHappold’s drive for innovation in health and wellbeing across the built environment. She’s also involved in several international masterplanning and infrastructure projects – the climate-change adaptation of tall towers and the future-proofing of buildings, as well as architectural design competitions focused on green principles, and strategic energy solutions for eco cities.

Speaker Details
    Events of the Speaker
    You might also love these events.
    This will be the 78th global edition and the 6th edition in UAE which will showcase sustainable innovations and challenges in the construction industry pertaining to the building envelope and will also display latest technological solutions. Ammar Alul, Belarmino Cordero,...
    THE WORLD’S LEADING CONFERENCE ON FAÇADE DESIGN & ENGINEERING Zak World of Façades, an international conference series on façade design & engineering, has attracted over 25,000+ delegates across its 75 completed editions as of date. This one day conference is...