Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), recently saw a wide array of companies and businesses take part in its ‘No Paper Day’ campaign to …Read full article » : Tuesday, April 08 - 2014 @ 10:37
In recent years, waste generation in Qatar has grown significantly posing a challenge for the country’s waste management industry.
Economic and industrial expansion, the challenge of urbanization and population growth, and a lack of recycling facilities …Read full article » : Wednesday, May 14 - 2014 @ 16:07
In his opening remarks, QGBC Director Eng. Meshal Al Shamari pointed out the similarities between the Australian and Qatari environment as water scarcity and dry arid landscapes are a feature of both countries.
He said, “Therefore, …Read full article » Qatar: Thursday, April 18 - 2013 @ 16:52
The seminar will present the research and evolution of these essential principles in response to the growing need of holding sustainability at the heart of construction sector for the last 20 years. QGBC conducts these …Read full article » Qatar: Monday, July 19 - 2010 @ 16:21
Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC) and the Qatar Society of Engineers (QSE) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) last week, intended to optimise their collective resources and expertise.
The partnership will help deliver professional education …Read full article » : Monday, December 02 - 2013 @ 06:23
This was the first formal event to take place at the QGBC headquarters. The organization is led by savvy founders and committee members with diverse experience and broad industry networks including Engineer Ahmed Jolo (Chairman …Read full article » Qatar: Sunday, May 23 - 2010 @ 13:45
This month, a team of engineers and volunteers visited the Compass International School and Zeinab Preparatory Independent School for Girls as part of the Going Green Outreach Program.
The visits that are sponsored in part by …Read full article » Qatar: Tuesday, March 20 - 2012 @ 09:54
The CoP18/CMP8 UNFCCC Conference will take place in Doha from November 26th, and attract thousands of delegates from all over the world.
The GHIG launch, which took place on Monday, 17 September at the Wyndham Grand …Read full article » Qatar: Tuesday, September 25 - 2012 @ 15:31
As part of QGBC’s Education Committee, the interest group aims to drive the creation of incentives for developers; both existing buildings and new projects, by promoting the installation of energy efficient equipment and solutions ahead …Read full article » Qatar: Tuesday, June 05 - 2012 @ 14:06
In a keynote presentation, renowned international architect and urban planner Edouard Francois outlined his vision for sustainable building that integrates nature and architecture, and its potential for Qatar; wherein urban spaces are enriched by copious …Read full article » Qatar: Wednesday, May 08 - 2013 @ 08:27