Sustainability in Architecture and Work Opportunities Discussed in Open Session

As part of the Al Yamamah Guest Speakers program, Dean of Admission, Registration and Student Affairs and Head of Architecture Department, COEA, Dr. Sultan Alotaibi gave thorough and informative session on the key subject of sustainability in architecture to COEA students and attendees from other departments and colleges at university. Dr. Alotaibi explained the concept of sustainability as the best investment of natural resources and in line with the environmental requirements at the very early stages of design, and the implementation of sustainability standards throughout the construction process.

He also highlighted the growing demand for architects who excel in this area as evidenced by all the mega projects planned and implemented in Saudi Arabia as part of Vision 2030.