IMG 025q2Experts recommend the introduction of smart furniture technology to support people with special needs.

The Department of Engineering Sciences and Applied Arts at the University College of Science and Technology in Khan Younis organized a scientific day entitled "Intelligent House and Furniture with the participation of a number of engineers of local and governmental institutions in the Gaza Strip and members of the academic staff of the department".

The opening session was attended by the Dean of the College Dr. Mohamed Ashour Sadiq, the Head of the Department Dr. Wael Ayesh and a number of representatives of the relevant institutions as well as members of the academic and administrative bodies and students of the specialties of interior architecture, interior decoration and architecture.
In his speech, The scientific day is discussing a path of true creativity where we try to capture intelligent observations to form a new creativity and keep up with contemporary developments, stressing that the engineering profession is present in all walks of life. Therefore we must provide a bank of information to benefit our students in all aspects of knowledge. Which help them to create creativity and excellence to form a qualitative addition to society after graduation.

In turn, The department works to organize activities and events that will provide quality additions to students during their academic year and help them to keep abreast of contemporary developments in the world, thus contributing to the refinement of their skills and the formation of their personality .

In the first lecture, Eng. Wafaa Al-Astal discussed the concept of architecture, smart buildings, intelligent environmental implications and the principles and principles of sustainable architecture. She also referred to the definition of smart building, the purpose of smart architecture and the characteristics of smart buildings during the historical periods.

In the second lecture, Eng. Yassin Al-Astal, Head of Urban Planning in Khan Yunis Municipality, touched upon the principles of architectural design and its impact on the design process and economic housing and its role in reducing energy consumption as well as smart furniture and its contribution to solving small spaces within residential homes.
In the third lecture, the Associate Professor at the Islamic University, Ahmed Muheisen, said that the energy crisis in the world and the energy crisis in the Gaza Strip and the increasing need for it continuously, indicating the most important features of the house recipes and smart furniture and its role in the provision of electricity.

In the fourth lecture, Eng. Nidal Abu Mustafa spoke at the University of Palestine about the impact of technology on smart home systems for people with motor disabilities. She also talked about the concept and style of the smart home and its relation to the technological development of people with disabilities.

A number of recommendations to the audience were recommended, including the implementation of the Palestinian code for energy-saving buildings, activating the role of the relevant institutions in promoting energy-saving buildings, raising awareness among different sectors of society about the importance of this approach in the design and implementation of buildings, The provision of training courses to train and qualify engineers and technicians to deal with smart home systems for the disabled, the need to employ smart systems for the disabled to add contemporary nature of the building using this modern electronic technology to make changes for the architectural picture of the building but without affecting or dominating the visual presence of the main spaces, the consideration of design considerations the type of disability in the patient to provide the house with the help of smart devices.