Over the course of more than fifty years, the prolific work of Norman Foster has earned worldwide reknown for its innovative approach and environmental commitment. The third AV monograph devoted to the British architect —after issues 38 and 78— gathers fifty works and projects developed in the 21st century, and is the longest AV issue published to date.
Produced in close collaboration with the architect, the monograph begins with an extensive essay in which Norman Foster takes stock of this influences, and continues with an article by Luis Fernández-Galiano.
Norman Foster © Rudi Meisel
Structured in eight thematic groups, the index list includes noteworthy works like the Trafalgar Square Redevelopment in London, the Free University Library in Berlin, Hearst Tower in New York, the Terminal 3 of Beijing Capital International Airport orSpaceport America in New Mexico, as well as recent projects like Châteaux Margaux in Bordeaux, the new Apple Campus 2 project in Cupertino or the recent studies for the construction of lunar settlements.
Chesa Futura © Nigel Young / Foster+Partners
Wembley Stadium, 1996-2007, London (United Kingdom) © Hufton+Crow / View
Great Glasshouse at the Botanic Garden of Wales, 1995-2000, Carmarthenshire (United Kingdom) © Nigel Young / Foster+Partners
Swiss Re Headquartes, London © Grant Smith / View
Arquitectura Viva (Ed.), Madrid, 2013
Print edition 70 euros | Digital edition 29,99 euros