Guest speaker Mr. Yahya Jan will visiting KITE on 22nd February 2017 to give a talk to the Architecture and Design students about the field of Architecture, it’s practice in Pakistan and the Middle East.
The talk will be from 4 pm – 5 pm (and can be longer depending upon the Q&A session) in KITE classroom G2.
Mr. Yahya Jan is President of Norr, Middle East, an architectural design firm.
Yahya believes in the ability of integrated design to transform our built environment. Central to his design philosophy is a multi-disciplinary approach that includes owners, architects, structural and environmental engineers, and others, working collaboratively to unlock hidden potential.
With 25 years of global experience, Yahya directs our design effort in the Middle East and Asia. A member of our firm’s Dubai office, his built work includes signature office, residential and hotel towers, retail malls, and multi-use developments.
An advocate for research and design collaboration, Yahya believes that a key challenge in the continuing evolution of our cities is the need to question conventional wisdom. A winner of numerous international awards, Yahya’s design and research is featured at conferences and in leading publications worldwide.
Yahya is a member of our Board of Directors, participates in strategic decisions related to our global operations, and leads our continued growth in the Middle East and Asia.
KITE arranges visits from guest speakers throughout the year, to allow students a chance to understand the professional side of their chosen majors.