January 11, 2009

How are embassies of the country you come from designed?



Watching this 5½ minute video, I was very positively surprised to see how stones, wood, large windows, light, and water were used to make the Norwegian embassy in Kathmandu, Nepal a really beautiful, open, and friendly place that, in more ways, build bridges between Norway and Nepal. In this Nepali times article, I read that the building is also energy efficient and environment-friendly, with a rainwater harvesting system and solar heating panels.

How are the embassies around the world of the country you come from designed?



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