Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Green University: Saudi Arabia’s KAUST With Eco-Friendly Environment

With the opening of the new King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, otherwise known as KAUST, a new era in academic learning, combined with new innovations in ecological architecture and design, has begun in which both men and women students will benefit jointly.

The new campus opened its doors in September in the Red Sea city of Thuwal. The Campus is constructed in a manner to utilize the maximum benefit of sea breezes for cooling, the buildings  have been constructed in order to screen out a good amount of the heat that is generated by the hot Arabian sun; making the internal environment more sustainable for the students.