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The New Residence at the Swiss Embassy: A New Residence with Charcoal Integral Color Concrete

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.