Embassy Design | By Abdullah Khan Architects
Embassy Of The Republic Of The Philippines in Islamabad-Pakistan
The Chancery is a 2 level office building designed to fulfill the functions of consular, diplomatic relations, trade commissioner, attaches, admin and the ambassadorial secretariat.
The building is equipped with its own cafeteria and underground parking facilities. The entrance provides an overwhelming facade that hides the amenities courtyard from plain view and casts cool shadows on the recreational courtyard. The chancery maintains optimum orientation inside. The north facing curtain wall lets in ample daylight and provides views. the double height atrium has a magnificent skylight that runs along the emergency exits to fulfill lux level requirements and also to orient users in an an emergency situation. The building complies with the most stringent of fire, life and safety regulations and also fulfills 60% of the site’s irrigation requirement by harvesting storm water.
The Ambassador’s residence is designed to act as a perfect getaway despite its proximity to the office. It offers a contemporary living lifestyle split on 2 levels. The ground floor is a formal living space to entertain guests or retire to the study. The upper level is designed to serve as a family unit. An open plan in its entertainment areas, the spaces enjoy views of the pool, the bar and the landscaping spine.
Proejct by Abdullah Khan Architects
Project Lead: Usman A Qayum,
Project Team: Nazim, Abdullah
contact at: +92.51.260.6405
AKA is an Architecture and Interior Design practice based in Islamabad. The practice was established in June 2011. Our design methodology is underpinned by contextual research and tailored to suit client requirements. Driven by a team of ambitious and dedicated professionals, our vision is based on designing and building for tomorrow based on the challenges of today.
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