Architecture as Diplomat: Embassies and What They Communicate

21 October 2012 from 3:30pm to 4:30pm

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Should embassies try to fit in to their foreign environment, or should they be an expression of the countries they represent? What is the right balance between security and design? Eric Kenue, head architect of the American embassy in Beijing, Dutch architect and documentary filmmaker, Jord den Hollander and architectural historian Jane Loeffler, join designer Frances Halsband to delve into these questions.

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