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Read “Exploring the Swiss Ambassador’s New Home” by Michael Grass in the September 18, 2006 Express from The Washington Post here, and see “An Ambassador?s Stone-Cold Party Pad” by Bradford McKee in the September 14, 2006 New York Times here.

The Swiss Ambassador’s Residence in Washington, D.C. is a contemporary green home using recycled building materials and installing a 2,000-square-foot green roof of sedum. Located next to the Switzerland Embassy, on a prime hilltop site in the Woodley Park section of town, the almost 14,000-square-foot house was designed by American Architect Steven Holl.


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