Event: Building the Green Economy through Sustainable Design and Construction
In conjunction with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of Parties 18 (COP18), the U.S. Green Building Council and Qatar Green Building Council would like to invite you to a special event on the growth of green building design and construction throughout the world. The event will highlight the notable Msheireb Downtown Doha. With the fifth greatest number of LEED registered and certified buildings outside the U.S., Doha is a fitting backdrop to discuss the booming green building industry and economy.
What: Building the Green Economy through Sustainable Design and Construction
When: Monday, 3 December 2012, 16:00
Where: Msheireb Enrichment Centre (MEC), Doha, Qatar - Directions Below
The event will feature a guided tour of the MEC, an elegant museum exhibit taking guests through Qatar’s past, present and future, followed by remarks from the Qatar Green Building Council, U.S. Green Building Council, Msheireb Properties and a presentation of new survey findings on world green building trends by McGraw-Hill Construction.
Directions to the Msheireb Enrichment Centre (see map in slideshow):
- Coming from the Sheraton roundabout, follow Al Corniche Street until the next roundabout
- Make a U-Turn and follow Al Corniche Street in direction of the Sheraton Hotel
- Turn right at the Sheraton Park (the 2nd side street on the right, 50m before the Sheraton roundabout)
- The Msheireb Enrichment Centre is the floating barge in the bay