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The new billion dollar US Embassy in London has been unveiled on the banks of the River Thames
Designed by KieranTimberlake, the new US Embassy in London replaces former offices in Grosvenor Square with a distinctive cube building, surrounded by a pond to deter terrorist attacks. The old embassy, which was designed by Eero Saarinen in 1960, in London’s fashionable Mayfair district will now be turned into a luxury hotel.
A central part in the rejuvenation of Nine Elms, in Wandsworth, the building cost £750m ($1bn) and will be a workplace for 800 staff including diplomats and home to a contingent of US Marines from January.
The new building is nearly twice as large as the Grosvenor Square facility and is the single most expensive embassy building ever built by the United States. Construction of the building has taken four years and it will formally open on January 16.
The 12-storey building offers a commanding view of the Thames and its design focuses on s