12:00 PM Marine and coastal first annual hackathon: Development typologies based on marine environment
The challenge? The groups will be given a blank marine environment to develop into an urban coastal city using appropriate typologies such as:
- Riverfront and canalfront development
- Waterfront and lakefront development
- Island development
To ensure the protection of the environment and balance the requirements of development, social and economic aspects.
What is a hackathon? An exercise in problem solving, a hackathon provides an opportunity to explore thoughtprovoking solutions in multidisciplinary teams through a mock project. Split up into 4 teams, you will have 30 minutes to brain storm and draw up your solutions and ideas before presenting your findings to the other teams.
9:30 AM Case study: Strategic dredging and reclamation projects currently being undertaken in Bahrain
Bahrain has some incredible projects currently being undertaken that have involved both challenges and innovation in the dredging and reclamation stage. This presentation will look at present projects in Bahrain and how they are strategically being designed and built for their unique environments.