November 22, 2019

Dr. Roudaina was very pleased to be invited last week on the 11th - 13th of November by the Royal Commission in Riyadh to participate in Riyadh Sustainable City Symposium and the subsequent expert workshop where she gave opinion on, and shared views with the Royal Comm...

October 18, 2019

How can our planning contribute to more inclusive cities?

"Inclusiveness in cities and urban areas is promoted when all city inhabitants enjoy their rights, have access to improved services in inclusive built environments and public spaces, and participate in social, ec...

September 15, 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Roudaina on her promotion to Senior Lecturer at University of Westminster and on her appointment as a Co-Course Leader of the BA Designing Cities Course. Dr. Roudaina says she looks forward to working with the students this year and to supporting...

May 10, 2019

How to build sustainable ecocities that benefit from smart technologies?

Dr. Roudaina Al Khani moderated last week a new thinking panel at the Smart to Future Cities Conference, which took place on the 10th -11th April in London leading an interesting debate with the pa...

March 31, 2019

Dr. Roudaina was happy to be generously invited on the 24th March - 26th March by Makkah Region/KSA to chair a panel in Makkah Region Economic Forum on strengthening connectivity, hard infrastructure and smart logistics to support economic growth and regional developme...

December 28, 2018

Dr. Roudaina was very pleased to be invited to Toulouse last Wednesday 12 December as an international keynote talking about Designing Smartly for the Future at Forum Smart City Toulouse.

It was a great forum with very insightful and powerful talks from Mrs. Corrine Lep...

November 3, 2018

Roudaina Al Khani was very pleased to be invited to Portugal on 29-30 October as an expert guest of AIVP - The Worldwide Network of Port Cities to contribute ideas in the kick-off workshop of the European Union programme @DocksTheFuture 2030.

Roudaina Al Khani was very...

June 3, 2018

Our Director of Architecture Nouha has just completed her Masters of Architecture at the University of Westminster!

In her final project Syria: Healing Landscapes, Nouha explores how to generate a movement for rebuilding Syria by healing and activating its landscapes. T...

March 18, 2018

Roudaina is very happy to work with the enthusiastic students of the Integrated Neighbourhoods Studio at University of Westminster on plans for an important London area between Euston Station and Regent's Park. It is an interesting hybrid area, originally part of archi...

January 30, 2018

We in Platforms are delighted to share that the Sustainable Cities Lab for Saudi women architects and planners, held at the University of Westminster has been successfully concluded. The Lab gathered a group of leading Saudi and British academics and consultants to sha...

October 1, 2017

Roudaina looks very much forward to starting her new appointment on the 1st of October 2017 as Lecturer in Planning and Urban Design at University of Westminster and to working with the students on a variety of projects across different courses and modules, including U...

July 19, 2017

We congratulate Nouha and her team who won the International Fabrication Festival 2017 DS Smith First Prize for their pavilion for 'best use of material'!

The team was formed by Nouha Hansen, Sneha Genovia Baptista, Amad Hussain and was mentored by Colman Architects....

June 26, 2017

For her first year of Masters of Architecture at University of Westminster, Nouha has designed her exciting project 'LACUNA Fashion Island'. 

The project is a response to the London housing crisis and seeks to showcase the potential of new London neighbourhoods as...

June 4, 2017

Roudaina was happy to be invited again by University of Westminster, Architecture Department as a guest critic for the final review of master students' projects designing "Islands on the River Thames". It was a great pleasure to see that the students have made a great...

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