Norman Foster, the British architect famous for building airports, minimized the aviation industry’s impact on climate change in an interview with Bloomberg. “I would argue that everything has a footprint, and in relative terms, the carbon footprint of air travel is relatively small,” he said.
Bloomberg: The Carbon Footprint of Air Travel Is Relatively Small, Norman Foster Says (Video)
Norman Foster is one of the world’s most revered architects, and a pioneer of sustainable design. In the latest episode of Leaders With Lacqua Goes Green, the Foster + Partners founder speaks to Francine Lacqua about how the space race of the 1960s inspired what he calls a “planetary awareness,” gives his thoughts on how the pandemic will change building and city design going forward and defends his work on airports that some green campaigners have criticized.