American Embassy in London is World’s Most Expensive Embassy At USD 1 Billion: Check out pictures
If you are thinking embassy buildings all across the world are boring then you have to check out plush new American embassy in London which is also one of the costliest as well. Yes, American chancery on the Thames river in London is touted as the most expensive embassy in the world. The cost of the building is whopping $1 billion. The design of the building is also quite impressive and it seems that it may soon be deemed as classiest embassy as well.
The embassy which is the perfect blend of superior design and security is designed like crystalline cute without visible walls. The edifice exudes an air of modernity and shatters the stereotypical image of an embassy. Many have said that the building gives the vibe of the modernist museum and some called the exterior’s look “soft and pillowy”. One of the Twitter users added some of the images. Check out here:
Check out the new £750m US Embassy in London.#Construction of the building took 4 yrs to complete, which will have 800 staff located along 12 storeys.
— David Cant CMIOSH (@davidgcant) December 13, 2017
Here are pics of the exteriors:
— Ashok Raiji (@VirtualAshok) December 13, 2017
The interiors too are classy just like the exterior of the building. As per media reports, the architect considered recycled waterfalls, native hammocks and deep trenches instead of blast walls. There are solar panels as well on the roof to produce extra watts of electricity. The building also has frosted glass walkways, quotes of the constitution, teak benches and awe-worthy sculptures. The building also has a pub, gym, and a post office. As per the official website of the embassy, the new chancery will open to the public from January 16, 2018. What do you think about this building? Will it be a trendsetter? Let us know in the comments below.