Burj Alfardan, located in the upcoming business district of Lusail, was awarded the title of ‘Green Commercial Building’ by the Qatar Green Building Council, a member of Qatar Foundation, at the fourth annual Qatar Sustainability Awards announced on 4 March 2020. The iconic property is the latest offering by Alfardan Properties, Qatar’s leading luxury real estate developers, and marks their first foray into sustainable design.
The Qatar Sustainability Awards is an annual ceremony organized by the Qatar Green Building Council to recognize the sustainability efforts of individuals, institutions and organizations in Qatar. This is the second time Burj Alfardan has won a sustainability certification. The premium tower was previously awarded a three-star rating by the Global Sustainability Assessment System (GSAS), highlighting its cutting-edge design that is both luxurious at heart and sustainable in practice.
Commenting on the award, Mohamed Sleiman, Chief Operating Officer of Alfardan Properties, stated:
“We are honoured to receive the Green Commercial Building Award this year. At Alfardan Properties, we are constantly striving to incorporate new technologies and best practices that help us remain committed to sustainability under the 2030 Qatar National Vision without compromising on our delivery of high-end lifestyle”.
Burj Alfardan was designed following an integrated bottom up approach to minimise the building’s energy and water consumption as well as its carbon footprint. Its contemporary design embodies a number of sustainable strategies in urban connectivity, site, indoor environment, management and operations and materials.
This latest recognition is a reaffirmation of Alfardan Properties’ commitment towards supporting the sustainable development of the country, in line with the Qatar National Vision 2030. Burj Alfardan is a fitting addition to Lusail’s smart city agenda maintaining sustainable practices. Alfardan Properties strives to adopt environmentally friendly practices and best industry standards as it looks to expand its portfolio of green buildings in the near future.
Burj Alfardan is serving as a top-class address for high-profile business endeavours. The tower features state-of-the-art offices and is equipped with amenities including a world-class gym, and food and beverage outlets, in addition to the biggest Jaguar Land Rover showroom worldwide and home to Alfardan Medical with Northwestern Medicine (AMNM).
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