Gallery: HOK’s KAUST Library is at the Heart of the Largest LEED NC Pla...

 
To date, KAUST is the largest LEED NC-Platinum project ever built and was built at a rapid past and led by HOK. The design team was tasked with building a contemporary work of architecture that would resonate with the global scientific community while being firmly rooted in local Saudi culture as well as using minimal energy and being highly sustainable.

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  1. karenwil April 5, 2011 at 6:57 pm

    Being the largest LEED NC-Platinum project ever is great but many people would agree with me that small builds are truly the greenest.
    That said this project looks wonderful the architects designed well crafted buildings.
    I don’t think I have heard of mashrabiya screens before.
    Reducing heat is a core issue in the Saudi Arabia.

    “At night, the building’s transparent nature transforms it into a beacon of light” – well written article, I love the night picture. The Sofa’s sleek are simlar for the famous Mr. Nilsson Sofa.

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