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The Qatar Foundation will team up with the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) to launch a Center for Climate Research in Doha.
The Qatar Green Building Council recently launched the Green Hotels Interest Group, which aims to offset over 800 buildings--many of which are hotels--in Doha's center.
Last week representatives from the Qatar Foundation visited Tokyo during a week of festivities to in part develop business ties focused on solar energy.
The Pearl is one of Qatar’s most ambitious developments in recent years, and in fact its management company describes it as having the “atmosphere of the Riviera in the Arabian Gulf.”
The Wyndham Grand Regency Doha is setting the example for how hotels can save energy and water. LEDs and the reduced washing of linens are a start.
One of the most exciting green building projects underway in the Middle East, or really the world, is Msheireb in downtown Doha. Now the massive mixed-use development turns to green concrete.
Can a global oil and gas company really create a foundation for clean energy in the Middle East? Chevron claims they are on the forefront of energy efficiency initiatives in Qatar.
For five years, companies and governments have acquired or signed long term leases for land in Africa, Latin America and SE Asia with a high human cost.
Arup Associates, the architecture and engineering firm selected to build Qatar’s 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar Showcase, was recently nominated for World Architecture News’ 2012 Engineering Award.
Msheireb announced that a site-wide non-potable water system will irrigate landscaping and flush indoor toilets and eventually save 1.7 million gallons of water daily.
Msheireb is a planned complex in downtown Doha of over 100 buildings, most of which will earn LEED Gold certification after the project’s completion in 2016.
Qatar Solar Technologies (QSTec) just secured funding for its US$1 billion polysilicon manufacturing plant outside of Doha with a leading Islamic finance lender.