Fountains jet water over entrance to Foster + Partners’ sunken Apple store in Milan

In Milan the latest Foster + Partners-designed Apple Store features a dramatic water feature in an update on the traditional Italian piazza. Sunk into the square, the steps down to the store form an amphitheatre with the curtain of water providing a backdrop. The eight-metre high glass walls contain a water feature that was, according

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Foster + Partners plans new Federation Square Apple Store to replace “Pizza Hut pagoda” design

Foster + Partners has completely overhauled its plans for an Apple Store in Melbourne’s Federation Square, but critics claim it has “simply swapped a Pizza Hut pagoda for an oversized iPad”. The London-based firm has developed a more streamlined form for the shop, which Apple wants to build on the south side of the publicly owned city plaza.

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Foster + Partners unveils plans for Madrid office with diamond-shaped facade

Foster + Partners has unveiled plans to turn a 1970s building in Madrid, Spain, into offices, which will feature a diamond-patterned exterior and a rooftop terrace. The four-storey building, which will be named Axis Madrid, is situated at one of the city’s key intersections, perched between the main north-south artery, Paseo de la Castellana, and Génova

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Foster + Partners works with RIBA to launch UK’s first architecture apprenticeships

Architecture apprenticeships will be made available to UK students for the first time this year, thanks to an initiative from the RIBA and a group of architecture practices led by Foster + Partners. The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) worked with a “trailblazer group” of 20 British studios to develop the apprenticeships, which offer a new route to

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Foster + Partners unveils Apple Store in Macau with translucent stone walls and bamboo

Tall shoots of bamboo rise through the central atrium of a new Apple Store completed by Foster + Partners in Macau, China. Set in a plaza surrounded by dense thickets of bamboo, the cuboidal Apple Centre Cotai glows from within, thanks to an innovative facade made from a composite of glass and stone. Five layers of of glass

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Foster-designed Capella Resort to host historic Trump and Kim Jong-un summit

Norman Foster’s snaking island resort in Singapore will provide the setting for the historic talks between US president Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un next week. Taking place on 12 June 2018, the summit marks the first time that a North Korean leader has met with a sitting president of the United States.

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Vatican City presents woodland chapels built by architects including Foster, Souto de Moura and Flores & Prats

The Vatican City seeks to question the meaning of the chapel in the 21st century with its debut at the Venice Architecture Biennale, a series of woodland structures by famous architects from around the world. The Holy See Pavilion consists of 10 small chapels, built by architects including Norman Foster, Eduardo Souta de Moura, Sean

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Vatican City’s patronage is “exactly what architecture needs” says Norman Foster 

The Vatican City is a champion for contemporary architecture, according to Norman Foster, one of several architects commissioned by the Catholic city state for the Venice Architecture Biennale. Speaking to Dezeen in Venice, the Foster + Partners principal said the Vatican City should be congratulated for its debut biennale contribution – instead of curating a traditional

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Foster + Partners’ completes Hong Kong hotel inside former government headquarters

Foster + Partners has completed The Murray hotel in Hong Kong, which sits within the shell of a gridded 1960s tower once used as governmental offices. The Murray hotel is situated on the southern edge of the city’s central business district. Originally built in 1969, the building was formerly used as government headquarters but now hosts

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Foster + Partners to masterplan new sustainable city in India

Foster + Partners is masterplanning the new state capital of Andhra Pradesh in India, which will centre on a governmental building with a needle-like roof. Set on the banks of River Krishna, the new city of Amaravati will cover 217 square kilometres and is set to be one of the most sustainable cities in the world, according

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DJI’s headquarters designed by Foster + Partners will feature drone-testing skybridge

Foster + Partners has integrated a skybridge into its design for new headquarters for Shenzhen-based robotics company DJI, allowing it to test out its latest drone technology. The Foster + Partners-designed building, which is currently under construction, will operate as an innovation centre for DJI – a company specialising in producing “quadcopter” drones used for film and photography. Its equipment

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Foster + Partners presents vision for hyperloop cargo network

British architecture studio Foster + Partners has released a video showing its vision for a high-speed freight-carrying hyperloop named DP World Cargospeed. The Norman Foster-led practice designed the concept in collaboration with ports operator DP World and Virgin Hyperloop One, the transport company that Richard Branson became a major stakeholder in last year. The organisations envision creating an infrastructure network that would

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Foster + Partners’ Reforma 432 will rival Mexico City’s tallest building

Construction is due to commence on a skyscraper by Foster + Partners in Mexico City, set to match the height of the city’s tallest tower. Mexican developers Abilia revealed in a statement earlier this month that it will begin work on the British firm’s Reforma 432. Mexico Daily News reported that Aramburuzabala said the tower

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Foster + Partners completes BBC headquarters in Cardiff

Foster + Partners has completed a new headquarters for BBC Cymru Wales in Cardiff, which features a broad metal canopy supported on slender columns. The building designed for the Welsh division of the broadcaster has now been handed over for internal fit out by Overbury and Sheppard Robson in time to welcome 1,200 staff in 2019.

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Foster + Partners pledges to take action on gender diversity

Foster + Partners has become the first major global architecture studio to commit to change in the light of our Move the Needle initiative. “We would like to formally put our name to the Move The Needle campaign initiated by Dezeen,” said Katy Harris senior partner and head of communications at the Norman Foster-led company. The

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Foster + Partners reveals gender pay gap in staff salaries

Foster + Partners has revealed that it pays women 10.5 per cent less per hour than men, based on the median of its staff’s salaries. The gender pay gap of 10.5 per cent at the UK’s largest architecture practice was calculated by identifying the middle earner – a statistic that is commonly used as a representation of

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Apple staff “physically hurt” by walking into glass walls at Foster-designed campus

Emergency services have treated Apple staff for injuries caused by walking into glazed walls at the company’s new Foster + Partners-designed Apple Park campus in Cupertino, California, according to reports. The $5 billion (£3.6 billion) campus features numerous glass walls, which are being misjudged by users of building causing collisions and resulting in several people receiving medical

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Foster + Partners designs headquarters for golf’s PGA Tour in Florida

British architecture firm Foster + Partners has unveiled a new headquarters for golfing association PGA Tour in northeast Florida, featuring an expansive overhanging roof. The PGA Tour HQ will span 187,000 square feet (17,373 square metres) over three floors, each wrapped in floor-to-ceiling windows on all sides. The building, designed to serve as the first

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Foster + Partners converts landmark Hong Kong office tower into high-end hotel

Foster + Partners is transforming a former government headquarters tower in Hong Kong into a luxury hotel, retaining the building’s original modernist facade and providing panoramic views of the surrounding skyline. The hotel is due to open early next year inside The Murray Building – a 27-storey tower on Hong Kong’s Cotton Tree Drive that

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Foster + Partners staggers limestone towers to create roof terraces with sea views in Beirut

Foster + Partners has completed its first project in Lebanon, a trio of limestone-clad residential towers in downtown Beirut with views out over the Mediterranean, and a McLaren car showroom in its base. The stepped blocks are part of 3Beirut, a city centre development designed by British architecture firm Foster + Partners for Lebanese luxury property developer Sea View

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Foster + Partners to add “missing piece” to Rogers’ Marseille airport extension

Foster + Partners has unveiled plans to add a glazed terminal building to Marseille Provence Airport, which will link the 1990s extension designed by Richard Rogers with the original 1960s building. London-based Foster + Partners beat Rogers’ firm, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, to win the contract for the extension. Set to be completed in two phases, the works

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Norman Foster slates Brexit “madness” in World Architecture Festival speech

Norman Foster has lamented the UK’s departure from the European Union in a speech at the World Architecture Festival, adding that the diversity of nationalities found within his firm was a “cause of great celebration” in the face of Brexit. “Across all the different disciplines, we are something like 55 per cent European, and we’re 26 per cent UK,

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Foster + Partners’ Apple Park Visitor Center opens to the public

The visitor centre designed by Foster + Partners as part of Apple’s new California headquarters has welcomed its first guests. The centre on Tantau Avenue, Cupertino, opened its doors on Friday 17 November 2017. It is one of the several buildings that architect Norman Foster’s studio has created for the tech giant, as part of

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Foster reveals botanic sculpture garden for Florida’s Norton Museum of Art

Foster + Partners has unveiled plans to surround its extension to the Norton Museum of Art in Florida’s West Palm Beach with a subtropical garden, to provide “outdoor galleries” for sculptures. The British firm, led by architect Norman Foster, will create its first public garden as part of the renovation and extension of the museum on

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Fosters + Partners-designed Bloomberg headquarters is a “vote of confidence in London”

Bloomberg’s Norman Foster-designed European headquarters in London “sends a clear message to the world” that the UK capital remains a centre for global investment, said Sadiq Khan. Speaking at the official unveiling of building, the mayor of London thanked American business magnate and former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg for what he called a “vote of

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Macbook-shaped roof tops Foster + Partners’ glazed Apple Store in Chicago

Foster + Partners has designed its “most ambitious” Apple Store for Chicago, with huge glass walls and a slender roof that looks like a scaled-up version of the company’s laptop computer. The Apple Michigan Avenue store is located on the city’s river edge beside the North Michigan Avenue – also known as the Magnificent Mile – and in

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Foster + Partners and Heatherwick Studio complete Shanghai skyscraper duo

Foster + Partners and Heatherwick Studio teamed up to design this pair of 180-metre skyscrapers, which stand at the intersection of Shanghai’s old town and a new financial district, the Bund Finance Centre. The “landmark” towers are located on the south side of the Bund Finance Centre, a 420,000-square-metre masterplan developed by the two studios. Located on

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Foster + Partners begins work on Canada’s tallest skyscraper

Foster + Partners has begun construction on a supertall skyscraper in Toronto’s business district, which is set to become the country’s tallest building at 306 metres. It will be Canada’s tallest inhabitable building and it’s second-tallest man-made structure after the CN Tower, a 553-metre communications and observation tower. At 85 storeys and over 300 metres in height, the building will

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Foster + Partner’s Bloomberg headquarters is the “world’s most sustainable office”

The first photos have been released of Norman Forster’s newly completed European headquarters for Bloomberg in London, which claims to be the world’s most sustainable office building. British firm Foster + Partners designed Bloomberg Place for the New York-based media company to score highly against the BREEAM environmental assessment method. The building, which features a facade covered in rows

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Foster + Partners unveils plans for Budapest’s tallest building

Foster + Partners has unveiled plans to create a sustainable office campus for a Hungarian oil and gas company, centred around a 28-storey skyscraper. Intended to set “a new benchmark both for Budapest and Hungary”, the new headquarters for MOL Group will give the Hungarian capital its tallest building. The architecture firm has not revealed how

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Apple Park’s Steve Jobs Theater opens to host 2017 keynote

Apple CEO Tim Cook has officially opened the auditorium and events venue at the company’s Foster + Partners-designed campus, where today’s Apple Event took place. Named after Apple’s late founder, the Steve Jobs Theater held its first event today, during which the tech giant unveiled a variety of products including the rumoured iPhone X. A

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Foster + Partners reveals quayside cultural complex for Stockholm’s old town

Foster + Partners has designed a “new destination” for Stockholm’s old town, Gamla Stan. The three-storey building, called Mälarterrassen, will sit between Stockholm’s Södermalmstorg square and quay. Set against the quay wall to appear low-lying, it will contain a mixture of facilities including, market stalls, restaurants, cafes and exhibition galleries. The project being led by Spencer de Grey – the

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Foster and Heatherwick complete Shanghai theatre with curtain-like facade

Images have emerged of a new arts and culture centre by Foster + Partners and Heatherwick Studio, which forms part of a new financial quarter the two firms are building on Shanghai’s waterfront. The Fosun Foundation is the centrepiece of the Bund Finance Center, a new mixed-use complex designed by Norman Foster’s architecture firm and Thomas Heatherwick’s

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Foster + Partners opens “one of our greenest Apple spaces yet” in Singapore

Foster + Partners has built yet another tree-filled Apple Store, but this one also features hand-carved stone staircases. Singapore’s official ranking as the greenest city in Asia informed the design of Apple Orchard Road, the first Apple flagship in the city. Like Foster + Partners’ other recent Apple Stores, particularly the ones in London and Dubai, the building’s most prominent feature is

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Foster + Partners completes Dubai Apple Store with carbon-fibre “solar wings”

Filigreed carbon-fibre shutters fold around the oriel window of Foster + Partners’ Apple Store in Dubai, shading the shop floor during the day but opening at night to views of the Burj Khalifa. London firm Foster + Partners based its design of the Apple Dubai Mall on the traditional Arabic mashrabiya, a projecting bay window enclosed by decorative wooden

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Drone footage captures Apple Park as it prepares to welcome employees

As Apple gears up to open its Foster + Partners-designed campus in Cupertino, a drone has filmed the buildings nearing completion, and reports have emerged that the company is buying up all the trees available in California. The tech company’s employees are due to start moving into their new offices this month, and high-definition drone

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Foster + Partners to design seven new stations for Sydney Metro

Foster + Partners has won a competition to create a chain of seven stations along an extension of the Sydney Metro, which will tunnel beneath the city’s harbour. Norman Foster’s London-based practice will design stations at Crows Nest, Victoria Cross, Martin Place, Pitt Street, Waterloo and Barangaroo – where fellow London architects Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners has just completed a trio of skyscrapers. The

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Foster + Partners to create a pair of river bridges in southeast England

Foster + Partners has been selected to create two new bridges across a river in Suffolk, England, which will be divided up into strands to offer separate routes for vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists.  Foster + Partners won a contest to design a new crossing over River Orwell in Ipswich. Its design for the Upper Orwell Crossings consists of two bridges, separated into different strands to

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Norman Foster joins Instagram and shares candid snaps and ski-race times

British architect Norman Foster is providing a rare insight into his personal life with his new official Instagram account, which he set up to debunk imposters. The 81-year-old posted the first photo to his @officialnormanfoster page five weeks ago, and has since offered followers a candid look into his day-to-day activities. A post shared by

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Foster + Partners’ Apple Park set for April 2017 opening

The giant ring-shaped office complex designed by British firm Foster + Partners for Apple is due to welcome the tech company’s employees this spring. Formerly known as Apple Campus 2, the vast building and grounds in Cupertino, California, are almost complete. More than 12,000 people will move into the offices over six months from April

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Calatrava’s Greenwich Peninsula scheme threatens Foster-designed transport hub

The Twentieth Century Society is calling for a heritage listing to be applied to Foster + Partners’ North Greenwich Interchange, which is threatened with demolition by Santiago Calatrava’s recently unveiled £1 billion development. The UK heritage body submitted a Grade II* listing application for the North Greenwich Interchange by Foster + Partners and the North Greenwich Underground Station by

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Foster + Partners reveals cascading tower complex for Mecca pilgrims

Foster + Partners has won a competition for a complex of stepped towers in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, providing accommodation for pilgrims en route to the world’s largest mosque. Foster + Partner’s design will be located between the Haramain High-speed Rail Station and the Grand Mosque, making it a key part of the pilgrims’ journey towards the mosque’s Holy Kaaba building

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Construction begins on Poland’s tallest tower by Foster + Partners

Work has started on a 310-metre-high Warsaw skyscraper by Foster + Partners, expected to become the tallest building in Poland. The Varso Tower, or Warsaw Tower, is now under construction on a brownfield site next to the Warszawa Centralna railway station, with completion slated for 2020. Featuring three staggered volumes, the building will be 310 metres at the its

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Foster + Partners skyscraper joins line-up at New York’s Hudson Yards

The next piece to be unveiled as part of the vast Hudson Yards development in New York is a glass office tower by architecture firm Foster + Partners. The UK studio’s 985-foot-tall skyscraper at 50 Hudson Yards will join others by KPF, and Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Rockwell Group, at the site on the

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Foster-designed Oceanwide Center breaks ground in San Francisco

Work has commenced on the development set to include San Francisco’s second-tallest building, designed by UK firm Foster + Partners. The mixed-use Oceanwide Center in the city’s new Transbay neighbourhood will comprise two towers, one of which will rise 61 storeys and 910 feet (277 metres) once completed in 2021. The skyscraper will overtake the

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Foster + Partners and Rubio Arquitectura to extend Madrid’s Museo del Prado

Foster + Partners and Rubio Arquitectura have won a competition to overhaul Spain’s most important art museum, the Museo del Prado in Madrid. London-based Foster + Partners and Madrid studio Rubio Arquitectura will collaborate on the project, which will involve replacing the roofs of the 17th century Hall of Realms. They will also reorganise the floors within to create new galleries, allowing the museum

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Foster + Partners to transform Cedric Price’s London Zoo aviary into monkey enclosure

Norman Foster’s firm has been appointed to revamp the Snowdon Aviary at London Zoo – one of the most iconic designs of the late British architect Cedric Price. Foster + Partners will restore the 51-year-old structure that, when completed, was the first walk-through aviary anywhere in Britain. Instead of housing birds, it is set to become

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Zaha Hadid Architects, Foster + Partners and Calatrava open Dubai offices

Major architecture firms including Zaha Hadid Architects, Foster + Partners and Santiago Calatrava are setting up office in Dubai as the Middle Eastern architecture market booms. Each of the firms is moving into offices in the city’s Dubai Design District. Norman Foster’s firm is set to move in come January 2017, while ZHA already opened its office earlier this month. Spanish architect

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Foster + Partners uses extra-long bricks for Chinese university campus

Foster + Partners has used custom-made bricks to build a campus near Shenzhen, encompassing a university, a hotel and housing, all taking in views of the South China Sea. The scheme was designed by Norman Foster’s London-based studio for Xiao Jing Wan, a coastal development to the east of Shenzhen. It includes a hotel, clubhouse, shops and housing, and

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Foster + Partners unveils supertall twin towers for Miami

UK firm Foster + Partners has released plans for a pair of skyscrapers to be constructed in Brickell, Miami, which will take advantage of the city’s new height limit. The Towers by Foster + Partners will reach 1,049 feet (320 metres) – the fifth development to be approved at this recently increased figure. Building heights

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Foster + Partners’ Apple Campus 2 begins to take shape in drone video

This unofficial drone video captures the construction of Foster + Partners’ Apple headquarters in California as the outer shell of the campus nears completion (+ movie). The movie, uploaded by YouTube user Matthew Roberts, shows the main hub of the campus – a hoop-shaped structure dubbed the Spaceship – taking form as cranes finish installing the exterior More

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Foster + Partners reveals new images of Oceanwide Center skyscrapers for San Francisco

Architecture firm Foster + Partners has released a fresh set of renderings showing its Oceanwide Center development for San Francisco’s downtown area, which gained planning approval earlier this year (+ slideshow). The pair of glass towers forms part of the Transbay development in the city’s South of Market (SoMa) neighbourhood. The wider project also involves More

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Foster + Partners’ first Brooklyn project is a waterfront office development

UK studio Foster + Partners has unveiled the design for its first project in Brooklyn: a development of offices and creative workspaces on the Red Hook waterfront. Norman Foster’s firm was announced as the architect for the 7.7-acre (3.1-hectare) property by New York-based developer Thor Equities yesterday. The site is located in a largely industrial More

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Norman Foster reveals vaulted Droneport prototype at Venice Architecture Biennale

Venice Architecture Biennale 2016: Foster + Partners has unveiled the first full-scale prototype of its Droneport concept at the Arsenale, which is designed to transport medical supplies to remote regions in Africa using unmanned flying vehicles (+ slideshow). The structure is the inaugural project from the Norman Foster Foundation, set up by the British architect to anticipate technological advances More

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Foster + Partners gets go ahead for crystalline skyscrapers in San Francisco

Foster + Partners has won planning approval for a pair of faceted glass skyscrapers in San Francisco, which will be among the tallest buildings in the city. The pair of mixed-use blocks known connectively as the Oceanwide Centre will be located in the South of Market (SoMa) neighbourhood, where they will form part of a redevelopment scheme More

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BIG and Foster both still in contention for Two World Trade Center tower

The developer of New York’s Two World Trade Center tower, Silverstein Properties, is uncertain whether it will retain Bjarke Ingels Group for the project or go with original architect Foster + Partners. Larry Silverstein, the company’s chairman, said it is learning toward Danish firm BIG, but nothing has been decided. “We can go in either More

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Norman Foster’s timber-framed Maggie’s Centre opens in his home town of Manchester

Norman Foster has completed a Maggie’s Centre for cancer care in his home town of Manchester, featuring a timber-lattice structure, an angular greenhouse and a flower garden (+ slideshow). The Foster + Partners founder, who won a battle with bowel cancer over a decade ago, designed the healthcare building for The Christie hospital in Manchester, and it officially opens today. Like the More

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Foster, BIG and Grimshaw reveal designs for 2020 World Expo pavilions

Foster + Partners, BIG and Grimshaw Architects have won a competition to design a trio of pavilions for the 2020 Expo, which will be held near Dubai. The three firms saw off competition from 10 other entrants to the global competition for the pavilions, which will form the centrepiece for the 438-hectare Expo site in Jebel Ali – More

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Future of Foster + Partners’ 3 Sutton Place skyscraper in New York under threat

The developer behind Foster + Partners’ 3 Sutton Place tower on Manhattan’s East Side, originally planned to be 290-metres tall, lost a fight to block foreclosure proceedings on the site before declaring itself bankrupt this week. Developer Bauhouse Group defaulted on a $127 million (£89 million) loan from Gamma Real Estate and the site was set to be sold, More

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Works begins on Foster + Partners Norton Museum expansion in Florida’s West Palm Beach

Construction work has begun on Foster + Partners new wing for the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach, Florida, a project that was first announced in 2013 (+ slideshow). The 59,000-square-foot (5,480 square metre) wing will create a new entrance for the museum under a monumental canopy with hidden supports that sits 43 feet (13 metres) More

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Apple given New York preservation award for repurposing historic buildings

Apple may be better known for cutting-edge contemporary design, but a New York preservation group is honouring the company for sensitively reusing old buildings with its store designs (+ slideshow). The New York Landmarks Conservancy is bestowing its Chairman’s Award on the technology company. “Apple is being honoured for their contribution to preserving, restoring, and repurposing notable historic structures More

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Foster + Partners unveils design for crystalline skyscraper now underway in Dubai

Work has begun on a chamfered glass skyscraper designed by Foster + Partners for Dubai’s financial district, which will offer occupants views of the world’s tallest building. The London-based firm led by Norman Foster designed the 140,000-square-metre development known as ICD Brookfield Place for the Dubai International Financial Centre district (DIFC). Its centrepiece will be a 53-storey office block with a faceted glass facade More

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Foster + Partners’ Roman history museum begins construction in south of France

Roman artefacts will be housed in this museum and archaeology centre by Foster + Partners, which is now under construction in France and due to open early next year (+ slideshow). Norman Foster’s firm won a competition to design the Musée de la Romanité Narbonne (MuRéNA) in 2012, and the building is now expected to open in March 2016. […]

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Foster unveils winning masterplan for waterfront Cairo neighbourhood

Foster + Partners has won a competition to redevelop a 35-hectare neighbourhood by the River Nile in downtown Cairo. Norman Foster’s firm has devised a new masterplan for the dilapidated area known as the Maspero Triangle District. High-rise blocks along the waterfront will house offices and shops, while smaller scale housing will be set further inland. This will accommodate […]

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New images released of Foster’s super-skinny New York skyscraper

Developers of Foster + Partners’ luxury residential tower in Manhattan have released new images to tempt buyers into purchasing one of the multi-million dollar apartments (+ slideshow). The 63-storey skyscraper, called One Hundred East Fifty Third Street, is rising in midtown Manhattan next to the famed Seagram Building by Mies van der Rohe, which was […]

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Foster-designed hotel at Battersea Power Station to feature rooftop infinity pool

A rooftop infinity pool boasting views over Battersea Power Station has been unveiled for the Foster + Partners-designed building proposed beside the historic London structure (+ movie). The outdoor swimming pool will form part of a 160-room hotel that will be housed within The Skyline – a large mixed-use block designed by Foster + Partners as part […]

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Foster + Partners reveals concept for 3D-printed Mars habitat built by robots

Foster + Partners has unveiled designs for a NASA Mars settlement for four astronauts that could be 3D printed by a team of semi-autonomous robots (+ slideshow). Norman Foster’s firm envisions a 93-square-metre habitat constructed from regolith, the loose soil and rocks found on the surface of the Red Planet. The concept involves parachuting three different kinds […]

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Foster, Rogers and UNStudio compete to design major new Taiwan airport terminal

Foster + Partners, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners and UNStudio are battling to win the tender for a new £1 billion terminal at Taiwan’s largest airport, Taoyuan International. The architecture firms are among the three teams shortlisted to design the 640,000-square-metre Terminal 3 building at Taoyuan International Airport, set to accommodate an additional 45 million […]

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Exodus of London creatives is “inevitable” says Norman Foster

Rising prices will force architects and designers out of London, according to architect Norman Foster – who described the situation as “not necessarily bad”. The British architect behind some of London’s most iconic landmarks including the Gherkin and the Millennium Bridge said that the migration of the city’s creative talents was a sign of “economic prosperity”. […]

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Drone movie shows Foster + Partners’ Apple Campus 2 beginning to rise out of the ground

An unofficial drone movie shot over the site of the new Apple Campus 2 in Cupertino, California, shows the latest progress on Foster + Partners’ “doughnut” office design (+ movie). Uploaded by Youtube user Duncan Sinfield, the high-definition movie shows that structural work on the building’s foundations and below-ground-level floors and car park is almost […]

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