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August 6, 2019
Miller Hull embraces local context in embassy designs
From Africa to Central America, the Seattle firm converts its sustainability “DNA” into major contracts with the Department of State.
By SAM BENNETT
Special to the Journal
Renderings courtesy of The Miller Hull Partnership
Miller Hull’s design for the U.S. Embassy in Guatemala City, on a sloping 9.4-acre site, includes an 18,000-square-foot, sustainably designed chancery building and Marine security guard residence.
In his formative years as an architect in the 1970s, Dave Miller heard that famed Seattle architect Fred Bassetti was designing a U.S. embassy in Lisbon, Portugal.
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