The College of Life Sciences – Kuwait university wins national honours at one of the region’s biggest infrastructure awards programme.
The College of Life Sciences has been selected as the national winner for Kuwait in the Education Project of the Year category of this year’s 2021 MEED Projects Awards, in association with Mashreq.
“CambridgeSeven and Gulf Consult are delighted that Kuwait University’s College of Life Sciences has been selected for this prestigious award. The award is further testimony to our longstanding joint commitment to creating meaningful architecture and sustainably designed buildings. We are very proud of this successful association. The award is also a recognition of Kuwait University’s appreciation of good architecture.” said Azizz Mamuji, Deputy Managing Director, Gulf Consult.
The 800,000 sf College of Life Sciences at Sabah Al-Salem University City is conceived as an ephemeral container designed to integrate art, environment, and information technology into a collaborative, interactive learning setting.
The College is designed for 3500 students and professors divided between the Female and Male Campuses. Its program includes the departments of: Art and Design, Communication Science and Language, Environmental Technology Management, Family Sciences and Information Science. It houses laboratories, classrooms, lecture rooms, an administrative office suite, department faculty offices, Food Production Demonstration facility, conference rooms, food service, lounges, resource center studios, exhibition hall and prayer rooms.
“This year’s National Winners are a testament to the regional infrastructure community’s resilience, commitment to excellence and innovation. We are proud and delighted to announce nearly 60 projects have claimed national honours across 16 categories and representing countries from across the Middle East and North Africa region. Despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the high volume of quality projects that were completed over the last 18 months are a strong indication of the region’s continued progression. These companies have re-affirmed why they are considered the bedrock of the region’s economy. Congratulations to all our national winners,” said Sonia Kerrigan, Group Commercial Director, MEED.
The College of Life Sciences will now be reviewed against its MENA rivals for the regional honours to determine the final winners of the 2021 MEED Projects Awards, in association with Mashreq.