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

May 11, 2017

US Embassy, Oslo, Norway

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.


exterior view

US Embassy, Oslo

US Department of State


Design diplomacy sensitively balances security and sustainability.