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 fi rst LEED-certifi ed project is also the world’s largest LEED platinum project.
|Project||King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia|
|Architecture||HOK, Houston, USA|
|Walter Knoll location||Cafés, hallways, lobbies|
|Walter Knoll product||Foster 503, Oscar, Together, Turtle, X-Table|
|Photos||Sam Fentress, St. Louis, USA|