Close to the airport, 10 kilometers from the center of Sharjah, stands this two-floor building by the British firm Foster + Partners. Overhangs 15 meters wide shade the facades against the sun, and aluminum lattices varying in density filter solar ra
The firm of Norman Foster has won the competition to design Guangming Hub, a transport-oriented development on the high-speed rail link that connects Hong Kong, Shenzhen, and Guangzhou, with three new metro lines incorporated. The latest technologi
Designed with the highest sustainability standards, the new administrative capital of Andhra Pradesh is organized by an urban grid with a green spine running through its length. The project includes the Legislature Assembly and the High Court complex
Open and flexible, the building is arranged in two wings that enclose the central atrium. The entire volume is wrapped by a distinctive orthogonal facade and roof which emphasizes the efficient structural grid and gives the building a unified industr
InnHub La Punt is a new centre for innovation in the heart of the Engadin valley that seeks to bring new visitors together with the local community to increase prosperity, create new jobs, and revitalize local crafts and produce. It is based on the i
The refurbishment of original structure, designed by Cedric Price with Frank Newby and Lord Snowdon in 1962, provides a new walk-through home for the zoo’s troop of Colobus monkeys and includes a new education and community center...
The introduction of stepped timber floors within an industrial building from 1905 creates terraces sheltered by a historic roof. The structure allows for spatial flexibility and integrates lighting and ventilation. The project also includes a new cou
With 80 floors and 306 in height, the tower is a clearly articulated building that differentiates the commercial units at lower levels from the apartments above. The structural frame is expressed on the facade, becoming a distinctive addition to the
With a form that is a pure expression of the function, the tower is divided into three stacked volumes, with the core placed to the rear. Standing alongside icons by Mies, Saarinen, and Johnson, it is the first office block to go up on Park Avenue in
New Slussen is one of the largest urban transformation projects in Sweden. The design seeks to create a dynamic urban quarter, responding to its historic context and transforming the labyrinth of traffic in the new city center. New public spaces and
With its large undulating timber roof cantilevering 7,5 meters, this private house designed by Norman Foster’s firm is partly embedded into the terrain close to the Aegean Sea, in the southwestern Turkish province of Mu?la. Carefully inserted into a
Ever since evolution gave the human being prehensile thumbs, humanity has left marks on the world. Many show its tendency to destroy, others its tendency to create. Humans leave marks in many ways, and drawing is one. Scratched on a cave wall, traced
After more than fifty years, Norman Foster’s career is so vast, covering so many types of buildings and so many different parts of the planet, that it is hard to think of as one whole. Nevertheless, the diversity of his commissions and the extent to
The firm led by the British architect Norman Foster has been selected to design Guangming Hub, a high-density urban development linked to the railway that runs through Hong Kong, Shenzhen, and Guangzhou. Following the model known as TOD (transit-orie
Adif has publicly named the teams selected to go on to phase two of the competition to transform the Madrid–Chamartín station: UNStudio with b720; RSHP with Luis Vidal; Souto de Moura with Francisco Mangado and José María Ezquiaga; Grimshaw with Carl
As part of Boston Dynamics’ Early Adopter Program, Foster + Partners has been exploring the use of Spot®, the agile robot that climbs stairs and traverses rough terrain with ease as a tool to capture and monitor progression on-site. The practice’s Ap
As the pandemic wreaks havoc on existing structures, we look at some visions for post-Covid cities – and how they hold up. There is a huge, looming, unanswerable question that overshadows our cities, like an elephant squatting in the central square.
The list of Madrid works by the British architect Norman Foster – Cepsa Tower, Axis at Plaza Colón, the Hall of Realms at the Prado Museum – will soon be including an office complex for the Spanish sustainable infrastucture and renewable energy cong
A transparent pop-up parliament has emerged as a potential home for MPs when the House of Commons is closed for repairs...
Winston Churchill said: “We shape our buildings, thereafter they shape us.” The first building that shaped my future was Manchester town hall, where I started work at the age of 16. The Victorian-Gothic architecture was magnificent – it impressed me
To aid the fight against Covid-19, Foster + Partners has designed a general-purpose prototype face visor, suitable for cleaning and reuse. It is specifically aimed at fast mass production...
After the enormously successful architectural and corporate adventure that Apple was, the British firm Foster + Partners has won the bid to raise headquarters for another giant of our globalized world, Alibaba, a China-based leader in online retail a
Get ready for Two World Trade Center, Version 3.0. Larry Silverstein and architect Norman Foster are working on major changes to Foster’s original vision for the still-unbuilt skyscraper, the developer tells The Post. Foster’s old design was scrapped