Foster and Partners: Catalogue

Foster and Partners: Catalogue
Library Shelf Location 10.FOST
Publication Date 2008
Description Highlighting recent projects, Foster + Partners: Catalogue traces the development of the Foster studio from its formation in the 1960s to the present. More than 120 buildings and projects are featured in stunning full-color photographs and complemented by architectural sketches and drawings. The book examines the distinctive features of Foster's work and shows the full range of the practice's achievements as urban planners, architects, and industrial designers. Organized by themes, it includes the studio's latest buildings such as the new Beijing Airport, the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C., the Hearst Tower in New York, the Great Court at the British Museum in London, and the distinctive new headquarters tower for Swiss Re, winner of the 2004 Stirling Prize. Including numerous current works as well as buildings that showcase the essential characteristics of Foster's distinctive design philosophy, this book presents the most comprehensive overview of the renowned architect's career to date.
ISBN 9783791339733
Quantity 1
Pages 376
Author Norman Foster
Format Paperback
Publisher Prestel Publishing, New York
Category Architecture (category)
Language English

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