Diplomatic

The design of diplomatic missions symbolizes the strategic relationship of global partners by expressing the democratic values of the United States within the cultural context of the host nation.

Overseas Presence

US Department of State

US Embassy, Bujumbura

The design of embassies and consulates plays a critical role in advancing U.S. interests and ensuring the safety of Americans working abroad.

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.

exterior view of building

US Department of State

US Embassy, Rome

Diplomatic

The splendor of this Roman landmark belies its security.

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 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.

Green Details of the New US Embassy in Oslo

The design for the new embassy far exceeds some of the strictest energy and sustainability codes in the world.

Resource Efficiency

Excellence Goes Abroad

Oslo’s City Planning was intimately involved with design decisions for the new US Embassy in Oslo, Norway, even going so far as writing it into local law that the embassy had to be of architectural quality.

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.

Oslo Exterior

US Department of State

US Embassy, Oslo

Diplomatic

Design diplomacy sensitively balances security and sustainability.