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14 Dec 2017
Under the patronage of the acting president, Dr Khalid Alsalim, The college of architecture and design held a symposium about architectural education and modern technology

Under the patronage of the acting president, Dr Khalid Alsalim, The college of architecture and design held a symposium about architectural education and modern technology

The college of architecture and design at Jordan University of Science and Technology held a symposium about architectural education and modern technology stressing the need to promote the profession of architecture to face the challenges and to identify the Arabic architecture within its context.

The Acting President of the University of Science and Technology of Jordan professor Khalid Al Salem assured in his speech, that the profession of architecture requires such meetings to share the architectural ideas and experiences that our societies and cities need to solve architectural and planning problems which will eventually help identify our architecture with our social and environmental contexts.

The Dean of the college of Architecture and Design, Dr. Ahmed Attia, highlighted the importance of the symposium to address the issue of architectural education in light of modern technology how architecture schools and departments relate it to curricula. he also stated that holding such symposiums in the university contributes positively to achieving the university vision, mission, and goals.

The coordinator of the symposium, the head of the Department of Architecture, Dr. Hussain Alzoubi, said that this symposium came within the framework of the 14th Arab expo for the graduation Projects in Arabic universities, organized by the college of Architecture and Design and supported by the founders of this exhibition: Jordan, Palestine, Lebanon, Syria, and Iraq.

Dr. Alzoubi added that the workshop discussed a number of topics related to applications in architectural education and graduation projects and the future of the profession in the Arab world, pointing out that the field of architecture means a lot in terms of development, innovations, and problem solving. it also touches the human side and the necessary conditions for good built environment with full respect users and space occupants.

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