Embassy of the United States of America, Sana'a, Yemen


Related person
John P. Schooley Jr. (was created by)
Description
This building was bombed by terrorists on September 17th, 2008. The new U.S. Embassy was constructed in 2009. "The U.S. Embassy compound was located in the Beb Al-Azab quarters in central Sana'a. It was a traditional Yemeni house that has been converted to office facilities and a staff residence for the U.S. Embassy. The design took advantage of local materials and technology. The U.S. Embassy compound was made up of several buildings: a Chancery, a residence, and the consulate, which were originally all houses, and some support facilities. The compound as a whole was served by one main entrance branching off Tahrir Square in the centre of Sana'a." --http://www.archnet.org/library/sites/one-site.jsp?site_id=308
Style/Period
1970s (1970 - 1979)
Material
stucco
stone and/or rock