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BMCE Bank | Foster + Partners

BMCE Bank | Foster + Partners

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• March 26, 2011 • Comments (1)

The world-renowned architect Foster + Partners have completed their project in Africa with BMCE branches in Morocco. The BMCE flagship branches – our first completed buildings in Africa – reinterpret elements of traditional Moroccan architecture, combining these with a contemporary interior that reflects the Bank’s progressive approach to its customers. This blend of ancient principles […]

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Foster + Partners' City Park selected for West Kowloon Cultural District

Foster + Partners’ City Park selected for West Kowloon Cultural District

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• March 5, 2011 • Comments (0)

After the year-long public consultation in Hong Kong, Henry Tang, Hong Kong’s chief secretary and chairman of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority, announced that Foster + Partners‘ ‘City Park‘ conceptual masterplan has been selected for West Kowloon Cultural District. The project is considered to be the largest cultural initiative in the world today. The […]

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Architectural movie released soon on 28th January - “How much does your building weigh, Mr Foster?”

Architectural movie released soon on 28th January – “How much does your building weigh, Mr Foster?”

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• January 26, 2011 • Comments (0)

Directed by Carlos Carcas & Norberto López Amado, the architectural film “How much does your building weigh, Mr Foster?” will be released on this coming 28th January. The film traces the rise of one of the world’s premier architects, Norman Foster and his unending quest to improve the quality of life through design. Portrayed are […]

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Foster + Partners' Designs for Zayed National Museum in Abu Dhabi revealed

Foster + Partners’ Designs for Zayed National Museum in Abu Dhabi revealed

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• November 25, 2010 • Comments (2)

The design of Foster + Partners for the Zayed National Museum have been officially unveiled today by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom. Conceived as a monument and memorial to the late […]

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Lord Foster to deliver his inaugural lecture as Humanitas Visiting Professor of Architecture at the University of Oxford

Lord Foster to deliver his inaugural lecture as Humanitas Visiting Professor of Architecture at the University of Oxford

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• November 23, 2010 • Comments (0)

The world-renowned architect Norman Foster will deliver his inaugural lecture as Visiting Professor in Architecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 29 November, in the Examination Schools, Oxford University. I am grateful to Lord Weidenfeld and the Institute for Strategic Dialogue for the invitation to be the Humanitas Visiting Professor of Architecture. This is a timely […]

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Faustino Winery by Foster + Partners opens in Spain

Faustino Winery by Foster + Partners opens in Spain

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• November 1, 2010 • Comments (1)

Faustino Winery by world-renowned architect Foster + Partners recently opens in Spain. Bodegas Portia is our first winery, so we had no preconceptions about how it should work. It was an opportunity to start from first principles – to examine the different stages of wine production and to try to create the ideal conditions for […]

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Foster + Partners wins competition to design first project in Luxembourg

Foster + Partners wins competition to design first project in Luxembourg

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• October 30, 2010 • Comments (0)

Foster + Partners has won an international competition to design Luxembourg Royal Hamilius, a mixed-use development in the heart of Luxembourg City developed by Codic International. We are delighted with this excellent result and look forward to further developing the scheme. Our proposal is based on a sequence of rich public spaces, inside and outside, […]

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Lusail Iconic Stadium for Qatar 2022 | Foster + Partners

Lusail Iconic Stadium for Qatar 2022 | Foster + Partners

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• October 8, 2010 • Comments (1)

Lusail Iconic Stadium for Qatar 2022 is revealed at ‘Leaders in Football’ conference in London. As the venue for Qatar’s 2022 World Cup bid, the Lusail Iconic Stadium will provide a world-class football facility for 86,250 spectators during the opening ceremony, group games and final. Reflecting Doha’s culture and heritage, the stadium is designed to […]

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Sperone Westwater Gallery | Foster + Partners

Sperone Westwater Gallery | Foster + Partners

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• September 23, 2010 • Comments (0)

The concept for Sperone Westwater represents both a response to the Bowery’s dynamic urban character and a desire to rethink the way in which we engage with art in the setting of a gallery. The moving gallery animates the exterior of the building and creates a bold vertical element within. Like a kinetic addition to […]

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‘City Park’ Proposal by Foster + Partners for West Kowloon Cultural District

‘City Park’ Proposal by Foster + Partners for West Kowloon Cultural District

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• August 26, 2010 • Comments (0)

Foster + Partners‘ ‘City Park‘ is one of three conceptual masterplan selected for the further development of the West Kowloon Cultural District (WKCD) Conceptual Plan in Hong Kong. Another 2 conceptual proposals are ‘Project for a New Dimension‘ by Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) and ‘Cultural Connect: Key to Sustained Vitality‘ by Rocco Design Architects […]

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