AV Monografías Norman Foster. 163-164

Foster, Norman
Publisher: Arquitectura Viva
Binding: Paperback
Measurements: 24.00 x 31.00 cm

Th fifty years of Foster´s career, spanning in history from John F. Kenney to Pope Francis, and is geography from Europe to the Pacific coasts of America or Asia, are celebrated here with fifty works ad projects of the 21st century. The young architec who was fascinated by the 1968 photograph of the Earht from Apolo8, and who in 1975 drafted a sustanaible master plan in La Gomera to apply the lastes techniques to primary needs, today gives shape endeavors of Richard Branson at Spaceport America or of Steve Jobs in the futuristic headquarters for Apple, and designs the construction of lunar senttlements with 3D printers; but the architect of airport and skyscrapes also builds elemental schools in Africa, plans places of encounter and shared symbols, and revitalizes historic cities and heritage buildings with admirable silence and discretion. Norman foster reviews his biography since it origins taking stock of influences that shaped the Sainsbury Centre, and from there up to his lates works and projects.

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