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Norman Foster Works 5
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Norman Foster Works 5 by David Jenkins

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Winner of the Pritzker Prize and the Praemium Imperiale, Norman Foster is one of the most innovative and forwardthinkingarchitects at work today. This volume featuresapproximately 1,400 plans, sketches, and photographs ofsome of Foster s most renowned and celebrated internationalprojects, including Chek Lap Kok Airport in Hong Kong, ExpoStation in Singapore, the Valencia Congress Centre, The SageGateshead, the Millau Viaduct in France, and the Swiss Retower in London, along with numerous other outstandingworks. Also included here are examples of Foster s strikingproduct designs and furniture.In addition to offering insights into individual projects, thebook contextualises Foster s work, identifying themes andconnections across the decades, discussing influences andinspirations, and invoking a host of historical, cultural andarchitectural references. Above all, this overview reveals the key characteristics of Foster s distinctive design philosophy, showing how his integrity and attention to detail are evident in every built structure that bears the practice s name from the most impressive airport terminal to the most ergonomically functional door handle.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9783791332581
ISBN-10: 3791332589
Format: Hardback
(300mm x 240mm x 48mm)
Pages: 580
Imprint: Prestel
Publisher: Prestel
Publish Date: 6-Jul-2009
Country of Publication: Germany

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