printable banner

U.S. Department of State - Great Seal

U.S. Department of State

Diplomacy in Action

The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Construction Award for Major Rehabilitation of U.S. Embassy in Wellington, New Zealand


Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
November 12, 2013

Share

The Department of State’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) announces the construction award, through best value determination, of the major rehabilitation project for the U.S. Embassy in Wellington, New Zealand, to Desbuild Incorporated of Hyattsville, Maryland.

This project, designed by Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects of Portland, Oregon, will include seismic strengthening, security improvements, and general building upgrades.

OBO’s mission is to provide safe, secure, and functional facilities that represent the U.S. Government to the host nation and support our staff in the achievement of U.S. foreign policy objectives. These facilities should represent American values and the best in American architecture, engineering, technology, sustainability, art, culture, and construction execution.

For further information, please contact Christine Foushee at FousheeCT@state.gov or (703) 875-4131, or visit www.state.gov/obo.



PRN: 2013/1388

Sign-in

Do you already have an account on one of these sites? Click the logo to sign in and create your own customized State Department page. Want to learn more? Check out our FAQ!

OpenID is a service that allows you to sign in to many different websites using a single identity. Find out more about OpenID and how to get an OpenID-enabled account.