A general view of the exterior of the new United States Embassy building is pictured during a press preview in central London on Wednesday. Photo: Agence France-Presse A general view of the exterior of the new United States Embassy building is pictured during a press preview in central London on Wednesday. Photo: Agence France-Presse
A general view of the exterior of the new United States Embassy building is pictured during a press preview in central London on Wednesday. Photo: Agence France-Presse
Diplomacy

Washington’s billion-dollar ‘sugar cube’ in London is the costliest embassy ever built

A far cry from the brutalist fortresses of old, the new US embassy is meant to exude a sense of openness and transparency – never mind the presumed CIA station somewhere inside

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A general view of the exterior of the new United States Embassy building is pictured during a press preview in central London on Wednesday. Photo: Agence France-Presse A general view of the exterior of the new United States Embassy building is pictured during a press preview in central London on Wednesday. Photo: Agence France-Presse
A general view of the exterior of the new United States Embassy building is pictured during a press preview in central London on Wednesday. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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