The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Selection of the Design Architect for the New U.S. Consulate General in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
October 30, 2018

The Department of State announces the selection of Ennead Architects of New York, New York as the design architect for the new U.S. Consulate General project in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

The multi-building complex will be situated on an approximately seven acre site in the New Business Park area of Chiang Mai and will provide a safe, secure, and modern facility platform for the Consulate community and those it serves.

Since 1999, as part of the Department’s Capital Security Construction Program, the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) has completed 149 new diplomatic facilities, with an additional 53 projects now in design or under construction.

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

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