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Foster, Norman 1935-

Overview
Works: 501 works in 1,034 publications in 6 languages and 12,379 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Catalogs  Biography  Interviews  Exhibition catalogs  Designs and plans  Guidebooks  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Pictorial works 
Roles: Interviewee, Artist, Author of introduction, Illustrator, Editor, Creator, Contributor, Book designer
Classifications: NA997.F65, 720.92
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Norman Foster : a global architecture by Martin Pawley ( Book )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This addition to Universe's architecture series showcases, with color photographs and a vast range of sketches and plans, Foster's rare and far-reaching genius, which combines peerless technological prowess with a global-minded design philosophy. Produced in conjunction with Foster's office, this volume is among the first to include Foster's newest work: including the Valencia Congress Center and the Great Court at the British Museum."--BOOK JACKET
The biography of a building : how Robert Sainsbury and Norman Foster built a great museum by Witold Rybcznski ( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Witold Rybczynski is an architectural writer with a superlative style, a uniquely humanistic approach to his subject, and an enormous reputation. The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts at the University of East Anglia was Norman Foster?s first major commission and the project that set him on the road to fame and fortune. It remains highly regarded in the architectural world. This is a remarkable book about a remarkable building. We learn how a major museum is conceived and developed, the role of the sponsor, the nature of collecting, and the experiences of the people who occupy the space. Rybczynski succeeds in telling the whole story of the Sainsbury Centre and the multiple impulses and inspirations that brought it into being
Sir Norman Foster by Philip Jodidio ( Book )
15 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reconnu pour ses grands bâtiments d'entreprise, le célébrissime architecte anglais a maintes autres réalisations à son actif, qui témoignent de son intérêt pour les nouvelles technologies et de sa sensibilité à l'impact écologique de son travail. Le présent ouvrage offre une vue d'ensemble de ses "autres" oeuvres architecturales. Abondamment illustré de photos et plans
Works by Norman Foster ( Book )
7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Reichstag : the Parliament building by Norman Foster by Bernhard Schulz ( Book )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and German and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Urbanized by Gary Hustwit ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documents the issues and strategies behind the design of cities. Hear from some of the world's foremost architects, planners, policymakers, builders, and thinkers. Discover the challenges of balancing housing, mobility, public space, civic engagement, economic development, and environmental policy that are fast becoming universal concerns. Explore a diverse range of urban design projects around the world which will frame a global discussion on the future of cities. "Creating a humane environment through design ... will be the challenge" in the twenty-first century
On Foster -- Foster on by Norman Foster ( Book )
10 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
CD-ROM contains: Interactive catalog of work
How much does your building weigh, Mr. Foster? by Norberto López Amado ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Born in Manchester, England on the wrong side of the tracks, Norman Foster rose from a humble working class background to become one of the premiere architects of modern times. Filmed in over ten countries and homing in on his most iconic works, including London's Swiss Re Tower, New York's Hearst Building, Berlin's Reichstag, and more, it's an unprecedented exploration of an architect whose quest is to improve the quality of life through design
Norman Foster : selected and current works of Foster and Partners by Norman Foster ( Book )
4 editions published in 1997 in English and Italian and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beijing International Airport : Foster + Partners by Norman Foster ( Book )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and German and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stansted : Norman Foster and the architecture of flight by Ken Powell ( Book )
4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Norman Foster, Foster Associates : buildings and projects by Norman Foster ( Book )
16 editions published in 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hearst Tower by Norman Foster ( Book )
9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the architecture of the Hearst Tower in New York City, including the original vision for the building and its construction and layout
The Great Court at the British Museum : Foster + Partners by Norman Foster ( Book )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From initial sketches to final project, this book documents the "reinvention" of the British Museum's Great Court. One of the world's greatest institutions of learning and art, the British Museum sees nearly six million visitors annually. Yet until Norman Foster's remarkable transformation of its courtyard, the enormous rambling structure was like a city without a park. Numerous photographs reveal the court from a variety of perspectives and show the cutting-edge technology of the spectacular glazed canopy that shelters what is now the largest covered public space in Europe. Involving the magnificent restoration of the Reading Room, the creation of new galleries for African art and a range of educational resources, the Great Court project was a herald of the British Museum's wider transformation. The project and this book illuminate Foster + Partners' holistic and ingenious approach to contemporary design
The Reichstag Graffiti = Die Reichstag-Graffiti by Norman Foster ( Book )
7 editions published in 2003 in English and German and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the Reichstag, the walls speak. Covered in Russian graffiti written by victorious Soviet soldiers in 1945, they've remained silent, their words hidden for decades, until rediscovered by architect Norman Foster and his team, who began work on the building in 1995. Preserved by Foster as part of his concept of the Reichstag as a "living museum" of German history, these anti-German scribblings remain a hotly debated subject. Some charge that the graffiti is morally offensive and masochistic, while others argue that its presence indicates a brave determination not to forget the tragedies of the past. Accompanying essays consider the graffiti as a monument to the individual and offer an historical account of the Battle of Berlin through the eyes of Red Army soldiers as they approached their ultimate goal, the Reichstag
Norman Foster : Team 4 and Foster Associates : buildings and projects by Norman Foster ( Book )
4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Reichstag : Foster + Partners by Norman Foster ( Book )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the 1990s Norman Foster transformed Berlin's Reichstag from a historical symbol of Germany's defeat and division to an architectural beacon for twenty-first century democracy, as can be seen in this generously illustrated book. This book introduces readers to one of Europe's iconic buildings and documents its rehabilitation by Foster + Partners through full-color photographs, plans, and sketches, along with informative essays. The new Reichstag's cutting-edge and environmentally sustainable features; the preservation of its historic details; and the cupola's new identity as an urban landmark are all discussed in the book, confirming Foster's innovative vision. -- Book Description from Website
Carre d'art, Nîmes : Foster + Partners by Norman Foster ( Book )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book examines the Carre d'Art project, a modern library of art and technology inspired by an ancient Roman temple in the French city of Nimes. Located across the street from one of Nimes' most distinctive Roman antiquities, the Roman Maison Carre, sits the Carre d'Art, a media library which also houses an impressive art gallery. Designed by the renowned architect Norman Foster, the Carre d'Art draws from the antiquity of its namesake while ingeniously interacting with the contemporary demands of an urban environment. The result is an urban space, lined with cafes and thronged with people, that has breathed new life into Nimes' social and cultural atmosphere. Filled with photographs, sketches, plans, and commentary on the building's conception and design, this book illustrates how a building project, backed by an enlightened urban planning initiative, can provide a catalyst for reinvigorating the fabric of a city. --Book Description from Website
Ben Johnson : Foster in view by Ben Johnson ( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"For more than thirty years Ben Johnson has been documenting the work of one of today's most acclaimed architects in photographs that have served as source material for his own neo-realist paintings. Included in this intimate volume are nearly all of Foster's most celebrated projects, such the Sainsbury Centre for the Visual Arts, the Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank, the restoration of the Reichstag, Hong Kong and Beijing Airports; and the Great Court at the British Museum"--Prestel WWW site
Wembley Stadium by Norman Foster ( Book )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Since its inception in 1923, Wembley Stadium has been synonymous with great football, sold-out concerts, and thrilling events. Its rebuilding--completed in 2007 by world renowned architects Foster + Partners--was one of the most talked-about architectural events of the decade. This book details the planning and reconstruction of the new Wembley, which features a retractable roof supported by an iconic arch, exploring all aspects of the design process, with informative texts and numerous photographs, original sketches, and drawings
 
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Alternative Names
Foster, Norman
Foster, Norman Robert 1935-
Foster of Thames Bank, Norman Foster 1935- Lord
Foster of Thames Bank, Norman Foster, Lord, 1935-
Foster, Sir Norman
Fosutā, Nōman
Fosutā, Nōman 1935-
Norman Foster
Norman Robert Foster
フォスター, ノーマン
Languages
English (279)
German (18)
Spanish (12)
Japanese (7)
French (2)
Italian (1)
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