Archives

2016

-06/27/16 United States Dedicates New U.S. Embassy in Mbabane, Swaziland; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-06/02/16 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces 2016 Industry Advisory Group Meeting Date; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-04/22/16 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces Completion of the Department's Second Wind Turbine at the New U.S. Embassy in Nouakchott, Mauritania; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-04/18/16 United States Breaks Ground on New U.S. Consulate General in Matamoros, Mexico; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-03/08/16 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Design Architect for the New U.S. Embassy in Brasilia, Brazil; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

2015

-10/26/15 United States Dedicates the New U.S. Embassy in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-10/26/15 Rocky Mountain Institute Showcases Embassy Managua's; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-10/26/15 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Construction Award for the New U.S. Embassy in Niamey, Niger; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-10/19/15 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Construction Award for the New U.S. Consulate General in Matamoros, Mexico; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-10/05/15 United States Breaks Ground on New U.S. Embassy in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-10/05/15 New U.S. Embassy in Vientiane Wins Global Best Project Award From Engineering News-Record Magazine; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-09/21/15 Initial Design Team Shortlist Announced for New U.S. Embassy Project in Brasilia, Brazil; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-09/11/15 Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations' Industry Advisory Group Charter Renewal; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-09/09/15 United States Dedicates New U.S. Embassy to the Holy See; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-08/06/15 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Breaks Ground on New U.S. Embassy in Harare, Zimbabwe; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-07/29/15 United States Dedicates First Phase of the New U.S. Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

 

-07/14/15 Celebrating Artists with Disabilities - Art in Embassies Accepts Quilt from former U.S. Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith and VSA Tennessee; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-07/08/15 United States Dedicates New U.S. Embassy in Cotonou, Benin; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-07/07/15 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Construction Award for the New U.S. Embassy in Harare, Zimbabwe; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-06/24/15 United States To Break Ground on New U.S. Consulate General in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-05/06/15 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces Final Selections for Worldwide Architecture and Engineering Support Services; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-05/05/15 United States Breaks Ground on New U.S. Embassy in Pristina, Kosovo; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-05/04/15 The United States Celebrates Construction Commencement for Energy-Savings Project in Valletta, Malta; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-04/22/15 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Celebrates Its 30th LEED-Certified Diplomatic Facility; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-04/07/15 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces Meeting of the Industry Advisory Group on May 7, 2015; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-02/05/15 Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces 2015 Industry Advisory Group Meeting Date; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-01/21/15 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Design Architect for the New U.S. Consulate General in Hyderabad, India; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-01/20/15 Secretary Kerry To Award the 2014 U.S. Department of State Medal of Arts; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-01/12/15 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Design Architect for the New U.S. Embassy in Niamey, Niger; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-01/02/15 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Design Architect for the New U.S. Consulate General in Matamoros, Mexico; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-01/02/15 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Construction Award for the New U.S. Consulate General in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

2014
-12/05/14 Final Shortlist for Worldwide A/E Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Support Services; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-12/05/14 United States Dedicates New U.S. Embassy in Vientiane, Laos; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-11/21/14 United States Announces the Construction Award for the New American Center in Rangoon, Burma; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-11/07/14 United States Dedicates New U.S. Embassy Office Annex in Abuja, Nigeria; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-10/28/14 Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces Architect for New Consulate General in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

 

-10/28/14 Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces Construction Award for New U.S. Embassy in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

 

-10/28/14 Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces Construction Award for New U.S. Embassy in Pristina, Kosovo; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

 

-09/15/14 The Office of Art in Embassies Announces Fifth Iteration of the American Artist Lecture Series with Julie Mehretu; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

 

-09/15/14 New U.S. Consulate General in Guangzhou, China Receives 2014 Green GOOD DESIGN(tm) Award; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

 

-09/05/14 Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces Final Selections for Forced-Entry/Ballistic-Resistant Contract; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-08/15/14 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Design Architect for the New U.S. Embassy in Ankara, Turkey; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-08/15/14 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Design Architect for the New U.S. Embassy in Colombo, Sri Lanka; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-08/07/14 Construction Award for Renovation of the U.S. Embassy in Amman, Jordan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-07/23/14 Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces Final Selections For Design-Build and Construction Services Contract; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-07/02/14 United States Dedicates New U.S. Embassy in Monterrey, Mexico; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-06/04/14 United States Dedicates New U.S. Embassy in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-06/04/14 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Design Architect for a New U.S. Embassy in Asuncion, Paraguay; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-06/02/14 United States Breaks Ground on New U.S. Embassy in Nouakchott, Mauritania; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-05/28/14 United States Breaks Ground on New U.S. Embassy in The Hague, Netherlands; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-04/30/14 The United States Dedicates the Campus Renovation of the U.S. Embassy in Helsinki, Finland; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-03/26/14 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces LEED Platinum Certification for Major Renovation Project in Helsinki, Finland; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

 

-03/25/14 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces LEED Gold Certification for U.S. Embassy in Bujumbura, Burundi; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

 

-03/20/14 The United States Celebrates Construction Commencement For Energy-Savings Project in Managua, Nicaragua; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC


-03/06/14 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces Meeting of the Industry Advisory Group on April 8, 2014; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-03/05/14 Commencement of Construction of New U.S. Embassy in Paramaribo, Suriname; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-03/05/14 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the New U.S. Consulate General in Guangzhou, People's Republic of China; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-02/26/14 OBO Announces the Construction Award for a New U.S. Embassy in N'djamena, Chad; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-02/07/14 United States Dedicates New U.S. Consulate General in Guayaquil, Ecuador; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

2013
-12/30/13 New U.S. Consulate General in Guangzhou, China Receives Architect Magazine's Annual Design Review Award; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-12/11/13 United States Dedicates New U.S. Embassy in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea{C}{C}{C}{C}; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-11/25/13 Department of State's Office of Art in Embassies and Department of Defense Photography Exhibition; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-11/25/13 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces 2014 Industry Advisory Group Meeting Date; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-11/18/13 Design Team Selection Announced for Major Rehabilitation of the U.S. Embassy in Athens, Greece; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-11/13/13 United States Breaks Ground on New Embassy in London, United Kingdom; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC

-11/12/13 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Construction Award for a Rainwater Storage System at the U.S. Embassy in Freetown, Sierra Leone; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-11/12/13 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Construction Award for Major Rehabilitation of U.S. Embassy in Wellington, New Zealand; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-11/12/13 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Construction Award for Major Rehabilitation of U.S. Embassy in Budapest, Hungary; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-11/12/13 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces Construction Award for Major Rehabilitation of U.S. Embassy in Vilnius, Lithuania; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-11/08/13 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Construction Award for the New U.S. Embassy in The Hague, Netherlands; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-11/08/13 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Construction Award for the New U.S. Embassy in Paramaribo, Suriname; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-11/08/13 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Construction Award for the New U.S. Embassy in Nouakchott, Mauritania; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-11/08/13 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Construction Award for the New Office Annex in Moscow, Russia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-11/08/13 U.S. Department of State's Office of Art in Embassies and U.S. Department of Defense Announce "Serving Abroad...Through Their Eyes" Photography Exhibition on Display at Verizon Center; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-10/29/13 Design Team Selection Announced for New U.S. Embassy in Beirut; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-10/25/13 The Office of Art in Embassies Announces Third Iteration of the American Artist Lecture Series With Richard Tuttle; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-09/03/13 Prequalified Construction Offerors Announced for New U.S. Embassy in Mexico City; Washington, DC

-08/20/13 United States Breaks Ground On New Embassy in Cotonou, Benin; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-07/01/13 United States Dedicates New U.S. Embassy in Belgrade, Serbia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-06/18/13 Initial Design Team Shortlist Announced for New U.S. Embassy in Beirut; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-06/12/13 Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces Final Selection for Real Estate Appraisal and Advisory Services; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-05/21/13 United States Dedicates New U.S. Embassy in Bujumbura, Burundi; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-05/15/13 Initial Design Team Shortlist Announced for Major Rehabilitation of the Athens Chancery; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-03/20/13 United States Dedicates New Annex Facility in Manila, Philippines; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-03/18/13 OBO Announces Final Selection for Worldwide New Construction A/E Design Services; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-03/18/13 OBO Announces Final Selection for Worldwide Major Rehabilitation/Renovation A/E Design Services; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-03/15/13 United States Dedicates New U.S. Embassy in Dakar, Senegal; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-02/06/13 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces 2013 Industry Advisory Group Meeting Da

2012
-12/06/12  United States Dedicates New U.S. Embassy in Libreville, Gabon; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-11/28/12  Art World To Celebrate U.S. Department of State's Art in Embassies' 50th Anniversary; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-11/28/12  Initial Design Team Shortlist Announced for Worldwide Major Rehabilitation/ Renovation A/E Design Services; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-11/28/12  Initial Design Team Shortlist Announced for Worldwide New Construction A/E Design Services; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-11/26/12  Construction Contract Awarded for New U.S. Embassy in Mbabane, Swaziland; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-11/21/12  Construction Contract Awarded for New U.S. Embassy in Cotonou, Benin; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-11/16/12  Construction Contract Awarded for New Embassy Facilities in Jakarta, Indonesia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-11/08/12  U.S. Department of State's Office of Art in Embassies and U.S. Department of Defense Announce "Best in Show" Awardees; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-11/02/12  The U.S. Department of State Commemorates Art in Embassies 50th Anniversary; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-10/02/12  Design Team Selection Announced for Paris Residential Annex; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-08/14/12  Firm Selections Announced for Architect and Engineering Services IDIQ Contracts; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-07/18/12  Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces LEED Gold Certification for U.S. Embassy in Monrovia, Liberia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-07/18/12  LEED Gold Certification Announced for U.S. Consulate General in Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-07/11/12  Initial Design Team Shortlist Announced for Paris Residential Annex; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-06/29/12  Contract Awarded for the Brasilia, Brazil Consular Expansion Project; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-06/27/12  New Housing Compound in Haiti Receives GSA Achievement Award; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-06/21/12  Design Team Selection Announced for New Embassy Project in Mexico City; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-05/18/12  United States Breaks Ground On New Embassy Compound in Laos; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-05/17/12  Final Shortlist Announced for New Embassy Project in Mexico City; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-05/14/12  United States Breaks Ground On New Embassy in Oslo, Norway; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-05/09/12  Department of State's Office of Art in Embassies Announces American Artist Lecture Series; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-05/07/12  Contract Awarded for the Recife, Brazil Consular Expansion Project; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-05/07/12  Contract Awarded for the Sao Paulo, Brazil Consular Expansion Project; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-05/03/12  United States Dedicates New Consulate General Compound in Surabaya, Indonesia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-04/19/12  The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Celebrates LEED Certification and Renewable Energy Installations; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-04/19/12  U.S. Embassy in Lusaka, Zambia Receives LEED® Silver Certification Award; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-04/05/12  Early Contractor Involvement Selection Announced for New London Embassy; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-04/02/12  Bureau of Overseas Building Operations Announces Open Registration for Industry Advisory Panel meeting; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-03/28/12  Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Receives Arlington Green Games Gold Award; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-03/27/12  Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces LEED® Silver Certification for U.S. Embassy in Antananarivo, Madagascar; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-03/22/12  United States Dedicates New Embassy Compound in Bucharest, Romania; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-03/02/12  Initial Design Team Shortlist Announced for New Embassy Project in Mexico City; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-02/29/12  United States Dedicates New Embassy Compound in Kyiv, Ukraine; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-02/26/12  United States Breaks Ground on New Embassy Compound in Rabat, Morocco; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-02/09/12  Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces Dates for 2012 Industry Advisory Panel Meetings; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-01/17/12  United States Dedicates New Embassy Compound in Monrovia, Liberia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-12/09/11  New Photovoltaic Project Inaugurated At U.S. Embassy in Athens; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

2011
-12/16/11  Deputy Secretary Burns Dedicates New Consulate Compound in Mumbai, India; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-12/07/11  United States Dedicates New Embassy Compound in Djibouti, Republic of Djibouti; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-11/29/11  "Serving Abroad...Through Their Eyes" Exhibition; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-11/21/11  U.S. Dedicates New Consulate Compound in Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-11/09/11  New U.S. Embassy Project in Ethiopia Receives CMAA Project Achievement Award; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-10/25/11  Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces LEED Silver Certification; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-10/18/11  Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Introduces New Perimeter Design Concepts for Diplomatic Facilities; Washington, DC

-10/10/11  United States Dedicates New Embassy in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-10/06/11  United States Dedicates New Consular Annex in Podgorica, Montenegro; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-09/30/11  United States Dedicates New Consulate General Compound in Tijuana, Mexico; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-09/28/11  United States Breaks Ground On New Embassy Compound in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-09/26/11  Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations' Industry Advisory Panel Meeting; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-09/06/11  United States Inaugurates New Embassy Compound in Riga, Latvia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-07/15/11  United States Dedicates New Embassy Compound in Valletta, Malta; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-06/21/11  United States Dedicates New Embassy Compound in Suva, Fiji; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

-05/18/11  United States Breaks Ground on New Embassy Compound in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC

-05/15/11  Constructive Diplomacy: The US Department of State's Overseas Building Program; Ambassadors Review Spring 2011; Washington, DC

-04/15/11  EARTH DAY 2011 - U.S. Embassy Sofia Increases its Energy-Efficiency; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC

-03/30/11  Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations' Industry Advisory Panel Meeting; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC

-02/07/11  United States Dedicates New Embassy Compound in Lusaka, Zambia; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC

-01/31/11  United States Dedicates New Embassy Compound in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Washington, DC

2010

-10/26/10  New Embassy Compound in Khartoum, Sudan Wins the Design-Build Institute of America Best Overall Project Award of 2010; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC

-09/17/10  State Department Planning and Real Estate: We Don't Pick Our Markets Either, Article by Jay Hicks; Washington, DC

-07/19/10  United States Breaks Ground On New Embassy Compound in Dakar, Senegal; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC

-06/10/10  United States Breaks Ground on New Consulate Compound in Monterrey, Mexico; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC

-04/22/10  Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Earth Day With LEED® Certifications for Johannesburg and Brazzaville Diplomatic Facilities; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC

-03/17/10  United States Breaks Ground on 100th Diplomatic Facility with the New Embassy Compound in Bujumbura, Burundi; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC

-02/10/10  United States Breaks Ground for New Embassy Compound in Belgrade, Serbia; Washington, DC