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Thuwal, Saudi-Arabien

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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.

  • Project

    King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

  • shooting location type

    restaurant/bar, lobby, open space/new work

  • creator

    Sam Fentress, St. Louis, USA

  • architect reference

    HOK Group Inc.