The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Athens is moving to its new premises on 5, Hatziyianni Mexi street, under the Acropolis. Due to the moving process, the Embassy will be closed to the public from March 11th – 17th. The Embassy will open March 18th. In case of consular emergency you can contact the nearest consulate or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs: + 47 23 95 00 00.
Norwegian inspired design
The design of the new Embassy in Athens is based on the varied Norwegian landscape. The Athens based architects GFRA has designed the new offices. “The new Norwegian Embassy will be functional, welcoming, light and transparent. It will express sustainability through it’s choice of materials, and have a reference to ice and the Norwegian winterlandscape”, explains architect Joost Frijda.
Carefully chosen cultural elements such as furniture, art, graphics and design objects will add the required amount of identity and color to complete a pleasant working environment.
SOURCE: Embassy of Norway