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Foster + Partners Exhibition Bangkok
Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Thailand
5 May 2014
Foster + Partners Art of Architecture Exhibition
‘Foster + Partners: the Art of Architecture’
Dates: 4 Apr – 29 Jun 2014
PERMASTEELISA IS NORMAN FOSTER’S PARTNER IN THE EXHIBITION “THE ART OF ARCHITECTURE” IN BANGKOK
“The Art of Architecture” will be staged at the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre from 4th April to 29th June 2014, with Permasteelisa being a major partner of the exhibition.
Bangkok, 2014 – Following the success in China and Malaysia last year, the exhibition celebrating the historic and most representative projects of Norman Foster’s architecture practice is now open in Bangkok.
“The Art of Architecture” will be staged in the Main Gallery of the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre from 4th April to 29th June 2014. It is a real journey among some of the most characteristic projects developed by Foster + Partners, many of which have been developed with the support of Permasteelisa, a major partner of the exhibition together with Magnolia.
The exhibition tells the story of the variety and complexity of projects developed by the architecture practice based in London over the years, from infrastructures to urban design, as well as a few iconic landmarks: the Millau viaduct in France, the “Gherkin” in London and Beijing Airport. Foster’s art of architecture is shown through 80 projects described by means of sketches, pictures, drawings and scale models.
“Supporting this exhibition is a way of collaborating with a historic partner with whom over 30 projects have been developed in the last 20 years”, says Massimiliano Fanzaga, Head of Corporate Communication. Cooperation with Foster + Partners still continues today for projects in America, Europe and the Middle East”. Among projects already completed, the following ones will be displayed at “The Art of Architecture”: the Hearst Tower in New York, a commercial skyscraper completed in 2006, whose unique design is made up of glass and aluminium lozenges; the Commerzbank Tower in Frankfurt, built in 1997 and characterized by the three Skygardens modulating the main building characteristics; Hong Kong International Airport completed in 1998 for which Permasteelisa supplied the interior fittings; finally, the glass and steel wavy roof of the Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard – Smithsonian museum in Washington, which also appears in the official logo of the exhibition.
Permasteelisa Group is a worldwide leading Contractor in engineering, project management, manufacturing and installation of architectural envelopes and interior systems. The Group provides solutions with a high technological content and works closely with the leading names in contemporary architecture.
Permasteelisa is a global integrated Group present in four continents with a network of over 50 companies in more than 30 countries, with over 6,000 people employed worldwide in its Engineering & Design centres and in the 11 manufacturing plants equipped with the most modern and advanced technologies.
Via its research centers and collaborations with the most prestigious international universities and institutes, Permasteelisa promotes the development and application of advanced technologies and eco-sustainable solutions which ensure significant levels of energy saving and improve the living conditions experienced in internal environments.
Among Permasteelisa Group’s projects are some world-renowned contemporary architectural works, such as the Sydney Opera House (the first building to make extensive use of the curtain walls), the revolutionary Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, the extraordinary Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles and the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
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Foster + Partners : the Art of Architecture Exhibition
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Foster + Partners Art of Architecture Exhibition
Venue: Galeri PETRONAS, Kuala Lumpur
7 Mar – 12 May 2013
‘Foster + Partners: the Art of Architecture’ will be staged at Galeri PETRONAS, Kuala Lumpur, from 7 March to 12 May 2013. The exhibition is the first major survey of the studio’s work to be held in South East Asia and follows critically acclaimed recent shows in Hong Kong and Shanghai.
Location:Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Thailand
Architecture in Thailand
Foster + Partners South East Asian Architecture
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Foster + Partners Architecture
photo : Nigel Young
The Troika, Kuala Lumpur
Foster + Partners with GDP Architects
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The Troika buildings
Petronas University of Technology building, Tronoh, Perak, northern Malaysia
Foster & Partners with GDP Architects
photo : Nigel Young_Foster + Partners
Malaysian University Building
Foster + Partners + Architecture Exhibition
Bucky Fuller & Spaceship Earth, Madrid, Spain
Curators: Norman Foster and Luis Fernández-Galiano
Dymaxion house photo © The State of R. Buckminster Fuller
Carré d’Art-Nîmes Architecture Exhibition, France
‘MOVING. NORMAN FOSTER ON ART’
photo : Nigel Young, Foster & Partners
Curators: Norman Foster ; Jean-Marc Prévost, Carré d’Art, Nîmes
Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, USA : ‘The Art of Architecture: Foster + Partners’
Website: Architectural Walking Tours
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