Posted on May 24, 2017

ASTAD received an award for the Tarsheed In Design Competition for the Qatar University Sports & Events Complex during the 5th Anniversary of the National Program for Conservation and Energy Efficiency on 24 April 2017, organized by Kahramaa at the newly opened Kahramaa Awareness Park.

ASTAD’s role is to design and manage the construction of the new Qatar University Sports & Events Complex. ASTAD provided Qatar University with an innovative solution to combine two building programs into a single complex resulting in significant cost and energy savings. Other projects that ASTAD has managed the development of also won awards in several competitions including Northwestern University and Lusail Sports Arena for ‘Conserving Building Competition’ and Solar Panel Units for the QF Irrigation System for ‘Best Renewable Energy Initiatives Competition’. The Tarsheed Conserving Building Competition recognizes the buildings that incorporate, support and promote best practices in conservation of energy, water and other natural resources.

Following the 5th anniversary, ASTAD Chief Executive Officer Engineer Ali Al-Khalifa stated: “At ASTAD we partner with our Clients and strive to develop high performance, efficient and environmentally friendly projects for a more sustainable future. I would like to commend our expert design and sustainability teams for this win and express appreciation for all of their sustained efforts that continue to increase ASTAD’s recognition and credibility.” In the area of energy efficiency and sustainability ASTAD regularly works together with their clients to develop efficient, high performance, and climate-responsive projects that are internationally recognized through green building certification. ASTAD is currently working on over 50 green building and infrastructure projects.