The new building of our school is the first one in SE Asia to achieve the stringent Zero Energy Certification

Recognition by the prestigious International Living Future Institute

The NUS SDE4 building is a net-zero energy building. Text and photo: Courtesy of the School of Design and Environment, Serie Architects, and The Straits Times.

We are proud that SDE4, the new building of our NUS School of Design and Environment (SDE), is the first one in Southeast Asia to achieve the stringent Zero Energy Certification by the prestigious International Living Future Institute. 💪

NUS SDE4 has a hybrid cooling system that makes optimal use of air-conditioning. Text & photo: Courtesy of the NUS School of Design and Environment and The Straits Times.
NUS SDE4 has a hybrid cooling system that makes optimal use of air-conditioning. Text & photo: Courtesy of the NUS School of Design and Environment and The Straits Times.

This is not the first accolade that we can be happy about. SDE4 is also the 1st university building in the world to be WELL Certified Gold. 🙌

Read more in the press release by NUS or in The Straits Times article When good design works with nature to shape a sustainable future.

The groundbreaking NUS SDE4 building demonstrates ways of rethinking building design to become more sustainable. Text & photo: Courtesy of the NUS School of Design and Environment and The Straits Times.
The groundbreaking NUS SDE4 building demonstrates ways of rethinking building design to become more sustainable. Text & photo: Courtesy of the NUS School of Design and Environment and The Straits Times.

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