Champs-Élysées is one of the most famous avenues in the world. It is a celebration of Parisian urban life and epitomizes the timeless spirit of this great city. The ornate Beaux-Art style buildings that line the famous tree-lined boulevard have been synonymous with Parisian living for centuries. ...
Niccolo Hotels, the new luxury hotel brand, has catapulted into the limelight with its exciting new flagship property in Hong Kong. The Murray, a Niccolo Hotel, Hong Kong, being part of the government’s Conserving Central Project opened on 15th January 2018, on Cotton Tree Drive in Central. As well...
The Old Spitalfields Market is located in the historic heart of East London, on a site that has had a market for over 350 years. The Victorian structure, built by Robert Horner in 1875 as a wholesale market, is now a popular fashion, arts and crafts, and food destination. The focus of a major...
Located across Britain and abroad, Maggie’s Centres are conceived to provide a welcoming ‘home away from home’ – a place of refuge where people affected by cancer can find emotional and practical support. The design of the Manchester centre aims to establish a domestic atmosphere in a garden...
The project restores the existing 1905 eispavillon which played host to the 1928 and 1948 Winter Olympics. The building had been abandoned for many years and had fallen into a state of extreme disrepair. The new scheme brings the building back to its original state with the ice skating rink as...
The yacht club is the symbolic centrepiece of Monaco’s remodelled harbour front. Celebrating the principality’s spectacular coastline and its nautical heritage, its series of deck-like terraces that step up along the harbour to offer unrivalled views out to races at sea, or inland over the course...
The triangular site of the ME Hotel on the corner of Aldwych was once the home of the Gaiety Theatre, which was damaged during the war and demolished to make way for an office development. Completing the grand sweep of buildings that make up the 1920s crescent, the new scheme repairs the urban...
FOSTER + PARTNERS
Foster + Partners, based in London, is a global studio based in London for sustainable architecture, urbanism and design, founded by Norman Foster in 1967.
Since then, he and the team around him, have established an international practice with a worldwide reputation.
With offices across the globe, they work as a single studio that is both ethnically and culturally diverse.
Norman Foster was born in Manchester in 1935, and after graduating in Architecture and City Planning from Manchester University in 1961, he won a Henry Fellowship to Yale University, where he was a fellow of Jonathan Edwards College and gained a Master’s Degree in Architecture.
In 1967, he established Foster Associates in London with his late wife Wendy.
Over five decades the practice has evolved and been responsible for a strikingly wide range of work, from urban masterplans, public infrastructure, airports, civic and cultural buildings, offices and workplaces to private houses and furniture design.