The program of this 2006 project is a 23,000 sq ft new residence including living spaces for the ambassador, staff quarters, and also representational spaces. The New Residence at the Swiss Embassy is located in Washington D.C, designed by Steven Holl Architects in collaboration with Rüssli Architekten AG. The main materials used are charcoal integral color concrete trimmed in local slate and sand-blasted structural glass planks.
Located in Dallas with 7,500 sq ft in size, Stretto House is a private residence designed by Steven Holl Architects for art collectors. This awesome house sits adjacent to three ponds with existing dams and characterized by a series of concrete “spatial dams”.