Experience

Abuja, Nigeria
Algiers, Algeria
Amman, Jordan
Ankara, Turkey
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
Astana, Kazakhstan
Baghdad, Iraq
Bangkok, Thailand
Beijing, China
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Bogota, Colombia
Brussels, Belgium
Bujumbura, Burundi
Cairo, Egypt
Cape Town, South Africa
Caracas, Venezuela
Conakry, Guinea
Dakar, Senegal
Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Havana, Cuba
Islamabad, Pakistan
Karachi, Pakistan
Lima, Peru
Luanda, Angola

U.S. Embassies & Consulates

Other US Govt Projects 

Lusaka, Zambia

Managua, Nicaragua
Manila, Philippines
Mbabane, Swaziland
Moscow, Russia
Mumbai, India
Nairobi, Kenya
N’Djamena, Chad
New Delhi, India

Niamey, Niger
Oslo, Norway
Panama City, Panama
Paris, France
Rabat, Morocco
Riga, Latvia
San Salvador, El Salvador
Sanaa, Yemen
Skopje, Macedonia
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Taipei, Taiwan
Tbilisi, Georgia
Tunis, Tunisia
Vilnius, Lithuania
Wellington, New Zealand

CEETA Ft. Belvoir, VA
FBI Washington, DC
FBI Chattanooga, TN
FBI Jackson, MS
UCC Washington, DC
Sky Harbor Airport Phoenix, AZ
NGA Ft. Belvoir, VA

ND1 Reston, VA
ND2 Reston, VA
PSAC Bronx, NY
US Courthouse Tacoma, WA
US Courthouse Washington, DC
US Courthouse Omaha, NE
GRK Airport Kileen, TX

U.S. Embassy Oslo, Norway

•    Project: New U.S. Embassy Compound
•    Owner: U.S. Department of State
•    Contractor: Walsh Global
•    Architect: Einhorn Yaffee Prescott
•    Status: Substantial Completion June 2016

Oslo, Norway

Situated on a 10-acre site in the suburbs of Oslo, the multi-building complex will include a chancery, an underground support annex, three entry pavilions, and Marine security guard quarters.  When completed, the new facility will provide approximately 200 embassy employees with a state-of-the-art workspace. The design is based on the US Department of State Office of Overseas Building Operation’s Standard Embassy Design and Design Excellence Program; adapted to fit in to the context of local Norwegian architectural tradition. The design includes natural stone and weathered copper facades and extensive natural landscaping as well as many sustainable design features, and is registered as LEED Silver.


Norshield designed, engineered and manufactured the structural steel, embeds, interior and exterior windows and FE/BR doors to meet the physical security and force protection standards. This included more than 650 thermally-broken aluminum windows and special Low E security glass for energy and building performance requirements. 

U.S. Embassy Bujumbura, Burundi

•    Project: New U.S. Embassy Compound
•    Owner: U.S. Department of State
•    Contractor: Caddell Construction
•    Architect: Einhorn Yaffee Prescott
•    Status: Dedicated May 2013

Design/build of a new $133 million U.S. Embassy compound with state-of-the-art security, communications, and information processing systems.  Project emphasized maximum functionality for the tenants, security for embassy personnel, and achieving a built-to-last sustainable structure integrated into the local natural and cultural environment.  

The project achieved LEED Gold certification and incorporated many energy and environmental design features including 960 solar panels, rainwater collection and irrigation systems, energy efficient mechanical systems for reduced energy consumption and specially treated glazed windows that admit daylight without increasing heat.
 

Norshield designed and manufactured custom FE/BR and Blast Resistant thermally broken aluminum windows which were factory glazed with a high performance Low E glazing and contributed to the energy conservation goals of the project while meeting the stringent security requirements of the Department of State.

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Oslo, Norway