King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST)


  • Location: Thuwal, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Building type(s): Campus
  • New construction
  • 5,340,000 ft2 (496,000 m2)
  • Project scope: multiple buildings
  • Suburban setting
  • Completed September 2009
  • Rating: U.S. Green Building Council LEED-NC, v.2.2--Level: Platinum

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is a new international, graduate-level research university established to drive innovation in science and technology and to support world-class research in areas such as energy and the environment. KAUST's new campus is the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's first LEED certified project and the world's largest LEED Platinum project.


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