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U.S. EMBASSY COMPOUND
U.S. EMBASSY COMPOUND
ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA

Built to LEED Standards

Design and construction of the new U.S. Embassy Compound in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, consisting of the following facilities: a four level Chancery building of 147,500 sf with offices for U.S. diplomatic staff; a two story Marine Security Guard Quarters (MSGQ) of 8,500 sf with housing for embassy Marine Security Guards; a Consolidated General Services Office (GSO) building and Warehouse of 12,000 sf; and a single story Utility building of 4,100 sf to support site utilities (electrical power transformation and generation, fire and domestic water treatment).

Also included are three Compound Access Control (CAC) facilities -- a Consular CAC, Service CAC, and Main vehicular / pedestrian CAC totaling 7,700 sf -- which control entry points to the compound.

All of the buildings are reinforced concrete structures with ballistics rated walls, glazing, doors, and roof decks.

The site area is approximately 22 acres.  Contract duration is 28 months from January 2008.

Client
U.S. Department of State

Facility Type
U.S. Embassy Compound

Architect
Page Southerland Page, LLP