Elite university in the desert sands: the campus of the international University of Science and Technology occupies an area of 36 square kilometres along the Red Sea coast. Pioneering architecture, high-tech labs and state-of-the-art technical infrastructure offer perfect conditions – and make KAUST into an attractive research location for the world’s science elite. The architecture by HOK is all about sustainability: Saudi Arabia’s first LEED-certified project is also the world’s largest LEED platinum project.
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
shooting location type
restaurant/bar, lobby, open space/new work
Sam Fentress, St. Louis, USA
HOK Group Inc.