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At a cost of £1.3 billion, was the 2018 Stirling Prize winner ‘too big to fail’?
Buildings for elephants necessarily curtail the inhabitants’ freedom, as they usually roam around six miles a day across the savannah. However, these animals are also accustomed to a certain degree of warmth and dryness, and so when transplanted to colder climes they need a roof over their heads. This problem was addressed by Virgilio Cestari, who created a fantastic Hindu temple for the elephants at Buenos Aires Zoo in 1904, and more recently by Hugh Casson, who completed the corduroy ...
Letter from MadridSubscription
The Norman Foster Foundation inaugural forum explored how technological, social and financial issues affect the world of architecture
Super-light engineering and modular concrete domes allow for future expansion
Maggie’s Manchester by Foster + Partners: ‘What matters is not to lose that joy of living in the fear of dying’Subscription
AR Healthcare 2016 commended: architecture is deployed with great sensitivity to lift the spirits and help provide therapy
The giant Apple-filled doughnut bears a resemblance to the Cold War-era corporate campus of defence contractor General Atomics
Norman Foster on Women in Architecture VideoSubscription
Norman Foster discusses the importance of the campaign as well as the judging process and award winners of 2016
W partner: Foster + PartnersSubscription
‘Being part of the W programme has been an incredible experience’
Jan Gehl is keynote speaker at the RIBA’s 8th annual research symposium, which considers how the Modernist approach to designing buildings and infrastructure has not lived up to the utopian ideals in which it is so firmly rooted
Norman Foster's Original DiagramSubscription
A rediscovered sketch from the British Museum competition