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Wilford works on diplomatic mission in Berlin

The new British Embassy in Berlin by Michael Wilford and Partners is due for completion this spring. The main facade onto Wilhelmstrasse is a 22m high stone plane across the full width of the site. A combined vehicle and pedestrian gateway leads to the entrance court, which is planted with a giant oak - a symbolic link with Britain. On ceremonial occasions visitors will be escorted up the grand staircase to the Wintergarden on the piano nobile level. Bathed in sunshine from circular ...

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