Paint the Town: Finland’s Green & Arty Night

Green was the color of the night at the Embassy of Finland’s celebration of their LEED Gold certification status as the first green embassy in the U.S.

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Embassy of Finland. Photo by Vincent Gallegos.

Embassy of Finland. Photo by Vincent Gallegos.

Built in 1994, the Finnish Embassy was notable from the first for its modernist approach. “It’s an architectural landmark,” said Ambassador who was accompanied by his wife . “And now it’s a green architectural landmark.” He cited Finland’s history of supporting environmental initiatives and spoke proudly of their position as world leaders in the sustainability movement. “We practice what we preach.”

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  1. February 26, 2010

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