Embassy Gardens is a central feature of the redevelopment of Nine Elms and forms the backdrop to the new US Embassy. The blocks are arranged around raised courtyards where a varying building mass is composed to maximise views, daylight and amenity space. Active retail and commercial frontages at ground level connect the Embassy Square, linear park and river frontage with a network of streets and a central square. Designed as a group these masonry-clad buildings draw inspiration from 19th-century American high rise buildings and London’s mansion blocks.
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