Iraq to welcome home its first LEED Gold certified building, the Al Qassim Green University
Iraq will soon play home to an architectural marvel that will place the middle-eastern nation on the energy-efficient map. Designed by UPA architects, the sophisticated and sustainably designed new Al Qassim Green University will be the country’s first LEED Gold certified building. This development will enhance the country’s university system and was design on request by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.
To achieve its LEED Gold certification, the new Al Qassim Green University will sport a host of energy-efficient technology and will also play home to student housing and staff accommodation, sports facilities, a spacious auditorium, library, entertainment center and a power building.
[Via – Inhabitat]