“A permanent and living memorial, a triumph of hope and steadfast determination in the face of evil and intolerance.”
While ensuring the highest level security, the largest US embassy in sub-Saharan Africa also conveys a welcoming sense of openness to the people of Kenya.
The design accomplishes this through the use of three elements: a porch area, outdoor gathering spaces and a separate consular section entrance. This consular entrance provides a less formal entryway for visitors, facilitating everyday business activities while enhancing security.
402,100 sq. ft. / 37,350 sq. m.