Tag : Norman Foster
Mayor rejects ‘unwelcoming, poorly designed’ Tulip Subscription
London mayor Sadiq Khan has refused Foster + Partners’ Tulip tower saying the 304m-tall tourist attraction is ‘of insufficient quality’ and would harm the city’s skyline
Astragal: Centre Point’s embellished charactersSubscription
Whatever happened to the 2m-tall lettering taken from the top of Centre Point during its recent restoration?
Hattie Hartman reports from Re-materializing Construction, the 6th International LafargeHolcim Forum for Sustainable Construction, which took place in April in Cairo
‘Tulip is an abomination’ says Gherkin clientSubscription
The influential client who led the delivery of the Gherkin has launched a scathing attack on the skyscraper’s controversial new neighbour: Foster+ Partners’ Tulip tower which was approved yesterday
Norman Foster and David Chipperfield have signed a letter from business leaders calling for a second referendum over whether the UK should leave the EU.
Whether it be photos of using some novel mode of self-propulsion, checking out the artisan produce of Martha’s Vineyard or reclining on a giant inflatable unicorn, Norman Foster’s Instagram account is regularly inundated with adoring comments from around the globe
Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: ARB strikes off ACA Council member • Referendum halts Fosters’ Mexico airport •Political threat to O’Donnell + Tuomey campus • Hammond set to relax rules on upward extensions
Weekend roundup: Norman Foster’s Saudi flip-flopSubscription
Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Foster suspends role in Saudi megacity • Pay survey: women do same work for less money • Stockholm ditches schemes by UK architects • Southend ditches Hawkins\Brown museum
Norman Foster remembers working with micro-architecture pioneer Richard Horden, who died earlier this month aged 73
Norman Foster has led tributes to Simon Harris, the agent behind some of the City of London’s most celebrated office developments and ‘frustrated architect’, who has died aged 70
Astragal: Norman Foster’s ‘Unicorn time’Subscription
Foster’s latest Instagram post shows him in reflective mood
Students have named Zaha Hadid as their favourite architectural role model in an online poll
Norman Foster has urged cities to find ‘bold solutions’ for tackling the global problems of climate change and rapid urbanisation during a sell-out lecture in central London last night
Doughnut but no kiosk • Act of worship • AA drops spin doctor in favour of self-medication Oh, to have been a fly on the wall when the five presidents of the architectural institutions from all corners of the British Isles met earlier this month
Terry Farrell and Norman Foster are backing plans by Maggie’s Centre co-founder Charles Jencks to open his ‘iconic and influential’ London home as a museum
Norman Foster and Richard Rogers have paid tribute to eminent Yale professor Vincent Scully, who died last month
Norman Foster has bemoaned the ‘madness of Brexit’ in a speech at last week’s World Architecture Festival (WAF) gala dinner in the Postbahnhof, Berlin
Neo Bankside/Tate battle looks set for costly court date • Does an anti-Celtic bias haunt the Stirling Prize?
Norman Foster has backed protests against alterations to Philip Johnson’s AT&T building in New York
Norman Foster slams Westminster security designsSubscription
Norman Foster has slammed the security barriers at the Palace of Westminster, calling their design a “national outrage”.