Austrian Embassy, New Delhi

Foreign Missions/ Mixed Use

Surrounded by a dense landscape of greens, the pristine white demeanour of the Austrian Embassy reflects a sense of serenity in the urban chaos of the city. It is located in the diplomatic area of Chanakyapuri. For the design of the embassy, the Architects sought to juxtapose Indian design elements over a contemporary planning, creating a unique modern edifice. The design is climate responsive, incorporating design elements such as vertical louvres on the façade, extended slab of roof (chhajjas), central courtyard planning, terrace gardens, to name a few.

Location: New Delhi
Completed: 1982
Site Area: 217,800 square feet
Built-Up Area: 54,000 square feet