2008 - 2009 / Warsaw, Poland

British Embassy

Client

British Foreign & Commonwealth Office 2008 - 2009 / Warsaw, Poland

Services

Architecture

Markets

Government
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Overview

Epstein served as the executive architect for this 4,300 square meter (46,000 square feet), £27 ($37.8M) new British Embassy in Warsaw, Poland. The Embassy was designed by the London-based Tony Fretton Architects.

Process

Located in an area of Warsaw that houses many embassies the ground floor of the new British Embassy is reserved for public activities and features a large space for exhibition and events, and a café that opens onto the garden. Occupying the remainder of the ground floor is the area for Consular Section and UK Border Agency complete with a public waiting area accessed via its own entrance from a route through the grounds. The administrative offices of the Embassy are located on the first and second floor. The building also features many sustainable elements including glass elevations which function as the outer skin of a double façade, which provides substantial thermal insulation in winter and relieves heat in the summer.

Team

Janusz Lichocki
Principal-in-Charge

Offices

Warsaw
48 22.525.0.300
warsaw@epsteinglobal.com