On the 7th of February 2020 a seminar was held by the IAP Karachi Chapter on “Healthy Building & Architecture Design” given by Mr.Tariq Hassan Khan. This seminar was open for all IAP and PCATP members and was also part of the PCATP CPD program.
Mr.Tariq Hassan Khan is Pakistan’s first WELL AP and LEED AP ID+C certified professional and has vast experience of over 30 years in managing large scale projects in Pakistan. His interest in sustainable building practices has led him to develop a website focusing on design and research tool for the AEC
Industry dedicated to the design, construction & maintenance of a healthy indoor environment for the occupants.
The seminar was a presentation based session which discussed and highlighted the design issues, diseases and symptoms caused by buildings and their solutions through different design features implemented throughout the life cycle of the building. Mr.Tariq referred his website and navigated through it and explained to the audience how data compiled from different standards / source books can be accessed from source and applied to the design process. The seminar was well attended with the participation of about 75 members. After the seminar a Q&A session also took place.