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The New American Embassy in London

by Marquette Turner

in Architecture, Design & Trends, Eco-Living, Features, Variety

The United States Department of State has announced that Philidelphia-based KieranTimberlake has won the design competition for the New American Embassy in London.

The design was felt the one that best met the briefing criteria, being modern, welcoming, timeless, safe and an energy efficient embassy for the 21st century.

The big glass cube reflects modernist tastes, but the surrounding water and walkway into the building seem to be a nod to earlier British architectural style – the castle.

The new building will be on the south bank of the Thames, sitting between Battersea Power Station and the MI6 building.

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{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

Dubai Blog February 26, 2010 at 11:22 am

The design is really wonderful and it is worth winning an award.

Office Space Islington July 5, 2010 at 12:51 am

great design and it will for sure be one of diamonds on the crown of London

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