The Norwegian Embassy in Nepal

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The Norwegian Embassy in Nepal

This new building in Kathmandu, the heart of Nepal is on the one hand quite different from all that surrounds it, but on the other, it merges with its environment due to the use of only local materials (stone, timber). It is built to the north of an existing embassy and is well integrated into the sloping terrain. The outdoor landscape consists of series of plateaus that extend into the building forming the floor plates. For instance, the south-facing intimate patio is directly linked to the vestibule inside. 

The main south facade facing the Himalayan Mountains…...


4 photos and 2 drawings

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