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.
Zaha Hadid , the Iraqi-born architect who has lived for some four decades in the U.K., finally won recognition from her country of adoption as she clinched the U.K.’s RIBA Stirling Prize for her MAXXI Museum in Rome.
The big new show at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, “British Design 1948-2012: Innovation in the Modern Age,” probably features quite a few exhibits that are also on view at your local charity shop.
Zaha Hadid, an Iraqi-born architect, last night won the U.K.’s RIBA Stirling Prize for the second straight year, as judges favored her school in Brixton, south London, to rivals including the London 2012 Olympics Velodrome.
British Land Co., the U.K.’s second- largest real estate investment trust, revived a plan to build the “Cheesegrater” tower in London’s main financial district a week after another skyscraper project was restarted.