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SDG 11: Sustainable cities and communities

Prince Sultan University exhibits high commitment to the global blueprints designed to deliver progress, peace and prosperity for people and the planet, including preserving and sustaining the heritage of communities. As an important stakeholder, PSU contributes towards the achievement of sustainable cities and communities through various events, practices and research. It regularly organizes events and exhibitions for students and employees to promote the culture and appreciation of Saudi heritage.

The strong commitment can be witnessed from the type of support provided in events related to arts and heritage and the sustainable practices followed for sustainable commuting, remote working for employees, affordable housing, buildings to sustainable standards etc. Moreover, the integration of sustainability as an important topic is endorsed in our curriculum, research and outreach.

Students visit to the Exhibition of Projects of Distinguished Cities During the Reign of the Custodian of the two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdul Aziz 2022

A number of students from the College of Architecture & Design at PSU, accompanied by instructors from both Architecture and Interior Design Departments, attended an Exhibition of Projects of Distinguished Cities During the Reign of the Custodian of the two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdul Aziz 2022, and a forum on the effects of Vision 2030 initiatives on Saudi cities.

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Students visit to the Exhibition of Projects of Distinguished Cities During the Reign of the Custodian of the two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdul Aziz 2022

College of Architecture and design students visit SDF

On the 23 of January, College of Architecture and Design students went on a field trip to the Saudi Design Festival 2022 that was held in Jax, Al Diriyah. College of Arch and Design is participating in the festival by showcasing their student's designs.

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College of Architecture and design students visit SDF

PSU College of Architecture and Design: built with sustainability at its heart

The College of Architecture and Design at Prince Sultan University in Saudi Arabia is known for its forward-thinking faculty. The all-female college has more than 650 students and about 50 staff from a diverse range of nationalities.

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PSU College of Architecture and Design: built with sustainability at its heart

Promoting Arabic Language & Culture

PSU organized several sessions of Arabic Language Analysis workshops. The workshops targeted females from society interested in knowing more of Arabic as a Language. The main aim was to raise awareness of our culture among society. The attendees from the public were glad and gratitude to find an academic venue as PSU where they can share their interest in Arabic Language Knowledge.

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Sustainable Development Symposium/Workshop

PSU’s College of Engineering organized a workshop entitled Partnership and Sustainable Development Goals in cooperation with the Saudi Green Building Forum and the United Nations in December 2019

PSU Eco team in Shell Eco Marathon Asia 2019

The commissioning of PSU Eco-Car
On-track, teams battle it out in the mileage challenge, competing within vehicle categories and energy classes to see which vehicle can travel the furthest on the least amount of energy. PSU Eco team participated in Shell Eco Marathon Asia in April 2019.

Green Building & LEED Certification

Green Building was a lecture in a form of forum organized by ID Department in collaboration with CSCEC. It was implemented on two stages; the first one was a conducted LEED course presented by PSU alumni for four days. The next stage was organizing a forum where PSU welcomed a guest speaker. He was the Vice President of the US Green Building Council (USGBC) who highlighted the next step in sustainability which aligns with the 2030 Environmental Sustainability Vision. Then the main goal was to raise awareness and to inform the community about the professional knowledge regarding the KSA Green Building Industry. Followed by PSU presentation about LEED, presented by Tae Yi, PSU faculty member. At the end of the forum, LEED certifications were distributed to the participants.

Celebrations on Saudi National Day

PSU celebrates the Saudi National day (23rd September) every year with students and employees. This promotes and supports the Saudi art, heritage and culture.

Participation in the Saudi Design Week

A field trip to Saudi Design Week organized by the Interior Design Department for students and faculty members. Source: The Interior Design Department Outreach Committee.

Field trip to Asir

A trip organized by the Interior Design Department for students and faculty members to Asir to strengthen their understanding and appreciation for the culture and the Saudi Heritage. Source: The Interior Design Department outreach committee, 2020.

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