He will also focus on sustainability targets as Ramboll plans to double its revenue from sustainable buildings
- Environmentally sustainable buildings
attempt to minimize a building's environmental impact through energy and water efficiency methods, use of sustainable materials and landscaping that considers a site's biodiversity and existing natural features.
will be highly valued with capital appreciation and gradual reduction of cost at the end," stated Al Touqi.
He was speaking during the opening of the two-day International Conference on Green Cities, Sustainable Buildings
and Renewable Energy conference, organised by Kingdom University.
Summary: The conference will include five main sessions covering issues related to sustainable buildings
, roads, and green, environmentally friendly technology.
do not deplete natural resources.
"The Ministry of Environment has always been interested in green and sustainable buildings
, and we have been working really hard to convert most of Cairo into green areas," says Sherif Abdul-Rahim, general manager of technology at the Ministry of Environment.
Therefore, sustainable buildings
improve general satisfaction among the users and residents and can promote sustainable development at a local and national level .
New research challenges the perception that sustainable buildings
are necessarily more costly to build, by presenting the actual costs and savings associated with a wide range of sustainable building
are then seen to reduce the impact of the mainstream building industry on the environment and human health.
Paying particular attention to the Arabian Peninsula and the Middle East, architects and related professionals provide a reference to environmentally sustainable buildings
for student and practicing architects.
Borges II, MAI, SRA, led the discussion, highlighting AI's strong leadership in green valuation and noting its Valuation of Sustainable Buildings
Professional Development Program and its Residential Green and Energy Efficient Addendum.