US Embassy Complex, Mexico City
The design of the new 500,000 sf embassy complex in Mexico City is a joint venture of Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects/ Davis Brody Bond and the first project under the Bureau of Overseas Building Operations Design Excellence program. As Lead Interior Designer, Spacesmith worked within the joint venture to develop a culturally sensitive environment.
The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Breaks Ground on the New U.S. Embassy Compound in Mexico City, Mexico: The new U.S. Embassy will provide a secure, modern, and environmentally sustainable platform for diplomacy. The project is expected to be completed in 2022. Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects/Davis Brody Bond Joint Venture of New York, New York is the architect for the project. Caddell Construction Company of Montgomery, Alabama is the construction contractor. As part of the Department's Capital Security Construction Program, the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) has completed 142 new diplomatic facilities since 1999 with an additional 59 projects in design or under construction.
OBO's mission is to provide safe, secure, and functional facilities that represent the U.S. government to host nations and support our staff in achieving U.S. foreign policy objectives. These facilities represent U.S. values and the best in U.S. architecture, engineering, technology, sustainability, art, culture, and construction execution.