Embassies: 50 Years of Federal German Buildings Abroad
Federal Office for Building and Regional Planning, 2000 - Architecture - 255 pages
Diplomatic missions abroad represent their home countries in many ways, the most visible of which may be the structures that house them. The design of embassies poses a representational problem fit for the most diplomatic of architects. As traced in through the essays collected here, the German embassies built over the last 50 years have instigated a particularly difficult and challenging search for appropriate architectural expression.
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