Nicole Jewell

Al Qassim Green University Slated to be Iraq's First LEED Gold Certified Building

by , 04/11/14



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UPA’s design will potentially see the university as the first LEED certified building in the country. Once the campus is registered in the local Green Building Counsel (GBC), it can be classified according to LEED standards. Specifically, within the structure of the campus building plan, the Presidency Building is projected to achieve LEED Gold.

Related: Clemson University’s Lee Hall III Expansion Awarded LEED Gold Certification

The newly established Al Qassim Green University will be one of a kind in Iraq as its curriculum will be based on green technology education. The final plan will include ample student housing and staff accommodation as well as sports facilities, a spacious auditorium, library, entertainment center and power building.

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Via World Architecture News

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