From stadiums in Brazil to a bank headquarters in Britain, architects led by Norman Foster are integrating solar cells into the skin of buildings, helping the market for the technology triple within two years.
Foster + Partners, the architectural firm run by Norman Foster, was chosen to design the first full- block office tower on Manhattan’s Park Avenue to be built in almost 50 years, the developers said today.
Barcelona, the second-biggest soccer club by sales, will cancel a 250 million-euro ($350 million) stadium redesign by British architect Norman Foster as part of a plan to reduce spending, two people with knowledge of the situation said.
Comcast Corp., the largest U.S. cable company, plans to develop a $1.2 billion, 59-story office tower next to its Philadelphia headquarters that would be the country’s tallest building outside of New York and Chicago.
Apple Inc.’s stunning new Campus 2 in Cupertino, California, will be one of Steve Jobs’ lasting legacies when completed in 2015. For better or worse, he was thinking differently to the end, striving for geographic self- sufficiency even as many other high-technology enterprises across the country were starting to return to city life. Will this approach, and the complex that embodies it, renew Apple’s culture of excellence or retard it?