The Norman Foster Foundation officially launched in Madrid with the forum, ‘Future is Now’. Norman Foster is the founder and executive chairman of Foster + Partners, a global studio for architecture, urbanism and design. He graduated from Manchester University School of Architecture and City Planning, then won a Henry Fellowship to Yale University, USA.
MORE proposed a radical design strategy, not based on program, but on embracing change. The key driver for this new Chinese office building is the unpredictability of the environment and the ability of the office to adapt.
From far away, the building, designed by Matt Fajkus Architecture, looks like a pavilion in the landscape as a structure to behold in and of itself, but from when close to the building it acts as deferential backdrop to function and a frame for views beyond.
extended opening until 19 November. Review by architect Eleonora Nicoletti, “The first impression I had…can be summarised by a single adjective: joyous.” Also featured is architect Adrian Welch’s interview with AECOM about their role in this internationally renowned cultural project on the lawns of Kensington Gardens.
Cha Le Teahouse provides a modernist interpretation of the traditional Chinese tea ritual. The space is defined by a minimalist character that relies on an interplay of geometry and material uniformity. A meticulously coordinated plywood matrix motif replicated throughout the space creates a sense of rhythm, depth and shadow.
Analysis of 6 million pieces of data has revealed that the knowledge framework underpinning the construction industry is no longer fit for purpose. Practitioners do not have easy access to critical knowledge, and so it is inevitable that mistakes will be made.
3 Arena Central Building in Birmingham design by Make Architects: UK Cabinet Office to take a long-term lease at 239,000 sqft office building, part of the government drive to modernise its estate.
Event at this world-famous 20th Century American residence dating from 1949 – an evening at Philip Johnson’s Glass House with architects Norman Foster and Robert A.M. Stern who both studied architecture at Yale.
This conceptual project that started out as a real one. A great client in California found our Seattle firm online, and hired Paul Michael Davis Architects to design him a new house to replace one that had burned down in one of the increasingly frequent wildfires here in the West.
A while ago Elenberg Fraser introduced Igor Kebel, their new Design Director – the time has come to introduce his first project, which they are proud to announce represents a dramatic shift in the Elenberg Fraser design process into a completely parametric environment.
Qatari Diar Announces Rosewood Hotels & Resorts as Much-Anticipated Operator for World Class Hotel in Historic U.S. Embassy on Grosvenor Square.
This might be the first time you have heard anybody say this but at Elenberg Fraser’s new mixed-use project at 134-160 Spencer Street there’s actually less than meets the eye. Well, kind of.
Surface Design Awards news – one week to enter: focusing on interior and exterior surfaces, connecting innovative materials with architect and designer specifiers, at Business Design Centre, Islington, London: 13 awards across 7 different categories.