Norman Foster is the founder and executive chairman of Foster + Partners, a global studio for architecture, urbanism and design, rooted in sustainability. His projects include the Reichstag in Berlin, the Great Court of the British Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, airports in Hong Kong and Beijing and headquarters buildings for Hearst in New York, Apple California, Bloomberg London, Comcast Technology Center Philadelphia and the Hongkong and Shanghai Bank, Hong Kong. Current research projects, in association with the European Space Agency and NASA, are exploring solutions for the creation of habitations on the Moon and Mars. He is president of the Norman Foster Foundation, based in Madrid with a global reach, promoting interdisciplinary thinking and research to help new generations of architects, designers and urbanists anticipate the future. He became the 21st Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate in 1999. In 1997, he was appointed to the Order of Merit and in 1999 was granted a Life Peerage in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List, taking the title of Lord Foster of Thames Bank.
Tuesday, February 9, 2021
4:00 PM – 4:20 PM
The theme of resilience has been for a few years a unifying blueprint for the future of our cities, buildings, communities, and economies. Then last March, it became an imperative for action across the board – and all manner of innovations and challenges were unleashed in the built environment. Hear Lord Foster’s insights on the […]