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British Embassy Berlin Architecture

Key Development in Berlin, Germany design by Michael Wilford and Partners Architects

post updated 22 Mar 2021

British Embassy Germany

Location: 70-71 Wilhelmstraße, central west Berlin, Germany
Date built: 2000
Design: Michael Wilford and Partners, Architects

British Embassy Berlin: Michael Wilford Building

Photos © Adrian Welch

The British embassy is the first and only embassy in Germany to be built under a Private Finance Initiative (PFI). Arteos, a Bilfinger Berger-owned special purpose entity, financed and were to operate the embassy building for 30 years.

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A further 30-year extension is possible, following which the building will revert to British government ownership. In December 2006 Bilfinger sold their interest in the embassy to the UK firm Secondary Market Infrastructure Fund.
source: wikipedia

Address: Wilhelmstraße 70 – 71, 10117 Berlin, Germany, western Europe

Phone: +49 30 204570

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