US Department of State

For over 20 years, EYP has been proud to design, upgrade, and preserve the facilities that express our nation’s values to the world. Working on culturally significant buildings is a central component of our design practice. We embrace the DOS Design Excellence program and are proud to contribute to the projects that advance sustainable design. We are committed to promoting our nation’s diplomatic missions and protecting our citizens while respecting the history, culture, and environment of every building site.

EYP has provided the Department of State with continuous outstanding design support. Their attention to detail and professionalism has resulted in numerous successful projects.

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rendered exterior view of building

US Department of State

US Embassy, Amman

Diplomatic

Rapid response to global events is essential to designing safe, secure, and healthy workplaces overseas.

exterior view of building

US Department of State

US Embassy, Rome

Diplomatic

The splendor of this Roman landmark belies its security.

Hero

US Department of State

US Consulate and Regional Operations Center

Diplomatic

A modernized and expanded facility now supports 100 US diplomatic missions in Europe, Middle East, and Africa.

Oslo Exterior

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US Embassy, Oslo

Diplomatic

Design diplomacy sensitively balances security and sustainability.

Consular Office Building and Representational Entry Court

US Department of State

US Consulate, Erbil

Diplomatic

The compound is a secure village designed to support a healthy work/life balance.

Exterior of US Embassy in Bujumbura, Burundi

US Department of State

US Embassy, Bujumbura

Diplomatic

Executing design/build projects in remote areas requires complex coordination.

Exterior view of US Ambassador's Residence in Prague, Czech Republic

US Department of State

US Ambassador's Residence

Diplomatic

Beneath its elaborate Beaux-Arts skin, the Villa Petschek is a highly secure 21st-century residence and workplace.

Designing Modern Embassies: Integrating Innovative Architecture with Rigorous Security and Efficiency Standards

US Embassy, Oslo

The balance of creating beautiful and innovative embassies that also exceed stringent safety, efficiency, and accessibility requirements is explored in the recent CNN article, “Diplomatic Design: New U.S. Embassies Make an Architectural Statement.” The EYP-designed embassy in Oslo, Norway, is one of only five global facilities selected to demonstrate successfully meeting this challenge.

Honorable Guests Dedicate New U.S. Embassy in Oslo

US Embassy Oslo

Numerous international guests officially opened The New Embassy Compound in Oslo, Norway with a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony. Demonstrating the highest levels of sustainability, safety, and innovative design features and seamlessly integrating with the area’s natural resources, the multi-building, organic complex includes a chancery, underground support annex, three entry pavilions, Marine security guard quarters, and workspace for approximately 200 embassy employees.