The lack of detail maps of the most populous city of Nigeria and the second in Africa, being as it is under constant transformation, prompted to develop a map reflecting the relationship between the local conditions and the specific urban context.&nb
The competition for the construction of Logroño’s new Transportation Hub was called in 2006, a scheme comprised within a larger urban plan to bury the railway tracks as they go through the capital of La Rioja, and that also includes the construction
Located on the main pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela –‘El Camino de Santiago’ –, Burgos is part of the plan to connect Bilbao and Madrid with high-speed trains. Because of this, the city decided to transfer the train station from the center
This project for Saint Denis, on Réunion Island, is based on an interpretation of city structures as living textures able to recombine and mutate their codes through procedures analogous to those of molecular biology. To address the cultural multipli
The Norman Foster Foundation presents the ‘On Cities’ Masterclass Series, a series of thirty-minute-long masterclasses which explores the most pressing and compelling topics related to contemporary cities. Given by twenty leading experts in the fiel
Sweden’s northernmost town is on the move, building by building. Because of the risk posed by expanding mining operations, the entire town center of Kiruna is being relocated approximately two miles to the east. More than 20 buildings of historical v
Buildings covered in plants do more than just make the cityscape attractive – they contribute to human wellbeing and action on climate change. Our cities are dominated by glass-faced edifices that overheat like greenhouses then guzzle energy to cool
The Paseo de la Castellana reflects both the fortes and the flaws of Madrid. The strengths of an urban axis that has efficiently provided a backbone for the growth of the city, prioritizing the pragmatic over the iconic and infrastructures over build
Speaking before a gathering of mayors from 41 cities, Norman Foster shared his optimistic view of the pandemic as an uplifting opportunity.
Among the recently announced big government plans in the United Kingdom, the pronouncement that may well leave a more permanent mark on the post-Covid-19 landscape was Boris Johnson’s promise to “build build build”. The prime minister’s supposed ‘new
The New Urban Crisis is a historical watershed. How we respond to it will determine whether our cities, suburbs, and nation will successfully forge a new era of sustainable and inclusive prosperity, or fall victim to our growing inequities and divide
La exposición que se muestra en el Kronprinzenpalais de la capital alemana incluye las propuestas ganadoras del concurso Berlín-Brandenburgo 2070, entre las que se incluye el proyecto ‘Archipelago Lab’ de Pedro Pitarch.
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.
Burying the most urban stretch of Madrid’s A5 motorway – 3.5 kilometers from the exit of the Avenida de Portugal tunnel to the intersection with Avenida de Los Poblados – is an old demand of locals. Even back in 2007, at the time of the undergroundin