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Esercizi di diplomazia

US Embassies in the world

Moore Ruble Yudell

Over the past 40 years, the Los Angeles-based firm of Moore Ruble Yudell (MRY) has steadily extended its practice, master planning cities and campuses, designing large scale housing complexes, public, and institutional buildings. None posed a greater challenge than the new American Embassy in Berlin and, after completing that controversial project in 2008, they were selected to design four more embassies - in Santo Domingo, Helsinki, The Hague, and N’Djamena, the capital of Chad - as well as a consulate in the heavily trafficked border city of Nuevo Laredo, Mexico and the American Institute in Taiwan. As embassies evolved through the last century, from the stately mansion that housed an ambassador and his personal staff to a multi-layered bureaucratic complex, the architecture became ever more important. Outwardly, it has to symbolize the values of the state it represents and...

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