Friday March 12, 2021 4:00PM EST: Join WEISS/MANFREDI Architecture/Landscape/Urbanism Cofounder Marion Weiss for a quick Facebook Live chat with our very own Managing Director of Program Development, Coordination & Support Angel A. Dizon III discussing the impact of their work including the #USIndia New US Embassy Compound in New Delhi.
U.S. Ambassador to India Kenneth I. Juster, India’s Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri, and Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia broke ground January 8, 2021 on a new Chancery building for the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi.
Ambassador Juster Addresses the Audience
Ambassador Kenneth I. Juster addresses the audience.
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia delivers remarks to the audience.
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia presents good will bouquet to Ambassador Juster.
Master of Ceremonies
Master of Ceremonies, Minister-Counselor for Management Brian Heath, welcomes guests and begins ceremony.
Minister Hardeep Singh Puri
India’s Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri addresses the enduring relationship between India and the United States of America.
A socially distanced group of media and dignitaries listens to VIP speeches.
Readying the First Shovels
Dignitaries ready their shovels for a major milestone.
Turning Over the First Shovel
Dignitaries turn the first shovel of dirt to kickoff the project.
OBO Project Team
The OBO Project Director (R) and Construction Manager (L) break ground with Ambassador Juster.
Kothari & Associates, OBO Local Consultant
Ambassador Juster discusses project with Local Architectural Consultants Roopak Kothari and Pratishtha Sharma (L).
Michael Manfredi, Marion Weiss, and Patrick Armacost of Weiss/Manfredi Architects, New York, offer virtual words of congratulations for the ground breaking ceremony on January 8, 2021.
The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations commissioned Weiss Manfredi Architecture to publish a design monograph highlighting the features of the New U.S. Embassy project in New Delhi. An electronic version is available for download on the Media page, and is included below for online viewing:
Former Deputy Chief of Mission MaryKay Carlson hosts former NDMC Chairman Naresh Kumar in planting new tress in front of the US Embassy in support the SMART Cities Initiative.
DCM Carlson explains new project.
DCM and Chairman water new tree
DCM Carlson receives Chairman Kumar
Chairman and DCM Discuss SMART Cities Initiative
US Embassy Facilities Team, Chairman Kumar with newly planted tree