The Department of State Dedicates the New U.S. Embassy in Pristina, Kosovo

The Department of State Dedicates the New U.S. Embassy in Pristina, Kosovo

In a display of our enduring friendship and important partnership with Kosovo, U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel, Ambassador Philip S. Kosnett, and Director of the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) Addison D. “Tad” Davis IV, along with the President of Kosovo, Hashim Thaçi, the Prime Minister of Kosovo, Ramush Haradinaj, Chairman of the Assembly of Kosovo, Kadri Veseli, and Mayor of the City of Pristina, Shpend Ahmeti, dedicated the new U.S. Embassy in Pristina, Kosovo today.

The new campus provides a secure, modern, sustainable, and resilient platform for U.S. diplomacy in Kosovo.  The new Embassy is on target to receive the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design LEED® Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council – a globally recognized mark of achievement in high performance, best-in-class, green buildings.

Davis Brody Bond Architects and Planners of New York, New York is the design architect for the project and Page of Washington, DC, is the architect of record.  BL Harbert International of Birmingham, Alabama, constructed the facility./ibna