Article from Green, New York Times, September 9, 2009
Until four years ago, the United States Mission in Geneva was another unassuming concrete office block in the city’s diplomatic district.
Now staff members can boast the building is a showcase for green technologies.
The transformation began when the exterior of the building began to crumble earlier this decade. Instead of carrying out a straightforward restoration, however, diplomats asked the State Department to install a solar electric system.