Step inside the US' new $1 billion embassy in London — the most expensive embassy ever constructed
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US ambassador to the United Kingdom Robert "Woody" Johnson showed media around the new US embassy in London on Wednesday.

Slated to open January 16, the new 12-story glass embassy cost $1 billion — the most expensive embassy ever built.

It's been described as a crystalline "sugar cube" and a "modernist museum" that expresses openness and transparency — a far cry from the old fortresslike embassy that embodies a brutalist architectural design, according to the Washington Post.

But make no mistake...

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