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US Embassy Port Moresby

Papua New Guinea

A rapidly expanding Papua New Guinea economy resulted in an increase of US investment and business interests. This caused the program of an already under-construction embassy to become inadequate.

KCCT invited K+S to join the project team as design architect for the expanded Embassy campus, which includes an office annex, Marine residence, landscaping, and other facilities for the Embassy community.

Building orientation and shading were optimized to reduce solar heat gain from the intense tropical sun. External sun shades, pervasive in local building construction, shade the expansive windows and provide a 
low-glare environment.

 

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