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

 
Then a large roof spans across the entire block providing shade to the buildings and pedestrian spaces below, while still allowing in natural daylight and encouraging ventilation. The roof is covered in photovoltaic panels for energy generation.

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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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