Like something out of Frank Herbert's Dune, Water-treatment strategies get interesting as the site is so far north of the tide of development that is the expansion of Riyadh...
I am an Architect, Urbanist and Author. I qualified as an architect the long way around. I grew up on the English Riviera, South Devon UK, joining an architectural practice in my hometown on leaving school at 16, training at college one day a week for four years to become an architectural technician. Moving to Birmingham UK in 1993 to then spend the seven years to qualify as an Architect, then to stay in Birmingham practicing architecture until moving to the Middle East in 2010. Over the years I have specialised more in urban design and master planning than the planning and design of individual buildings, currently working an urban designer on major urban planning projects. recently publishing
The book is about a journey through architecture spanning 25 years, that is, learning about architecture, practicing architecture, and experiencing architecture through living, working and visiting different cities. Over the time span of the journey things change, from how we practice architecture, how architecture is perceived, to the cities and places that we have an impact on. The story captures the process of continual change and examines some of the forces that bring about change.