U.S. plans the world’s most expensive embassy ever built
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U.S. plans the world’s most expensive embassy ever built

U.S. plans the world’s most expensive embassy ever built
us embassy design concept 1 It might sound a bit absurd to talk of a $ 1billion mega structure at a time when the housing industry is hurting and builders are more focused on survival. However, a model of the winning design for the new U.S. Embassy for London is a special case and is sure to receive considerable worldwide attention, both for the exceptional design as well as for the overall spending on the project. Designed by the Philadelphia-based firm KieranTimberlake, the embassy concept proposed to be constructed in 500,000 square feet, features lofted halls and beaming "light art" along with an energy-efficient, carbon-neutral, self-sufficient work of art in an urban park setup complete with ponds and pleasant sculptures. Appearing more like a crystal fortress, the new U.S. Embassy would be the most expensive embassy ever built, overshadowing the $700 million sprawling compound in Iraq and $850 million embassy projected for Pakistan. Set aside your anxiety, because we will only see the groundbreaking new embassy somewhere between 2013 and 2017. Check out the image gallery after the jump: Via: Fox News
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