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AUW Commissions an Environmental and Social Impact Assessment for its Permanent Campus

Posted on October 9, 2020

Written by AUW

Currently, the AUW campus is based in Chittagong, Bangladesh in rented facilities. The permanent campus is planned for a beautiful 140-acre site within the Chittagong city limits. The site consists of rolling hills, deep valleys, and spectacular views. The original permanent campus design was created by Moshe Safdie. Part of AUW’s mandate is to demonstrate through the design and construction of its permanent campus a more environmentally sustainable way of building. By locating in one of Bangladesh’s unique and endangered landscapes, and by applying local building traditions coupled with new technologies and design innovations, AUW has an opportunity to offer the country and region a new paradigm.

Prior to beginning the construction of the permanent AUW campus, AUW has commissioned an Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) and Environmental and Social Impact Plan (ESIP) for campus construction.

Any comments on the ESIA should be directed to Ms. Tapu Barua at: tapu.barua(at)

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