HELD UNDER THE PATRONAGE OF THE MINISTRY OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY,THE ARAB REPUBLIC OF EGYPT

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18 - 21 SEPTEMBER 2018 | 10:00 – 19:00 DAILY
Hall 3 & 4, EGYPT INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION CENTER

MAGDA MOSTAFA

Speaker Name

MAGDA MOSTAFA

PROGRESSIVE ARCHITECTS

DESIGN ASSOCIATE

AboutMAGDA MOSTAFA

Magda Mostafa is the Associate Chair of the Department of Architecture, the American University in Cairo (AUC) and Design Associate at Progressive Architects.

Mostafa is specialised in architectural design for children with special needs and sensory challenges; with a focus on autism. She is the author of one of the world's first set of evidence-based autism design guidelines, Autism ASPECTSS™. It has been widely published and recognised worldwide. In 2014 it was awarded the International Union of Architects (UIA) Architecture for All Research Award. In 2015 she presented her work to the United Nations and WHO and was invited to speak at the world's first autism design conference, hosted by the UK's National Autistic Society. She also recently presented a well-received TEDxTalk. She designs globally and has shaped autism projects in Europe, the US, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the UAE. Information about her work can be found at www.autism.archi

FREE WORKSHOP:

BUILDING FOR A DIFFERENTLY ABLED WORLD: THE ASPECTSS OF ARCHITECTURE

  • Our current world of design and construction excludes the needs of individuals on the Autism Spectrum which constitute up to 1 in 59 individuals across the world
  • The built environment can have tremendous impact- both positive and negative- on the lives of these individuals
  • The concepts of the Autism ASPECTSS™ Design Index create a framework to address these needs

Theme: Women in Construction

Date/Time: 19 September, 16:00 - 16:45

Location: Theatre 1

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