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McLaren Production Centre by Foster

By : Mark V | 24 Jun 2015 6:42 pm | Other

The new McLaren Production Centre, the second project designed by Foster + Partners at the company’s headquarters in Woking,  was recently opened by Prime Minister David Comeron. The center has 34,500 sqm and it is located on the south west part of the current McLaren Technology Centre. The two structures communicate with each other through an underground walkway – and they also have in common the design and materials that were used in the construction. The entrance looks like a…

Abu Dhabi Central Market by Foster + Partners

By : Dennis Franklin | 22 Oct 2014 2:37 pm | Other

The Abu Dhabi Central Market was designed in 2014 by the architectural practice of Foster + Partners in one of the oldest parts of the city and thus the main source of inspiration was the traditional architecture of the region but with a modern twist that wants to provide an alternative to the shopping mall. The central market combines luxury boutiques with food markets and craft shops as in the traditional souks and these experiences are all brought together into…

Faustino Winery by Foster + Partners

By : Dennis Franklin | 19 Sep 2014 7:42 am | Other

The Faustino Winery is the first winery designed by the architectural practice of Foster + Partners and it is located in one of the most important wine producing areas of Spain, in the Ribera del Duero, bringing a breath of fresh air into the natural setting with an aesthetic that integrates into the topography to ensure optimal working conditions. The tripartite layout reflects the main process stages: fermentation, aging in oak barrels and aging in bottles, while the central core…

New International Airport of New Mexico by Foster+ Partners, FR-EE and Netherlands Airport Consultants

By : Dennis Franklin | 6 Sep 2014 7:41 am | Airports

The international competition for the design of the New International Airport of New Mexico was won by a collaboration between the architectural practice of Foster+ Partners, FR-EE (Fernando Romero Enterprise) and Netherlands Airport Consultants, with a project that will create one of the largest airports in the world with a total surface of 555000 square meters. A continuous grindshell encloses the whole terminal with a structure that streches over the walls and roof as a single flowing form that evokes…

Imperial War Museum by Foster + Partners

By : Dennis Franklin | 28 Jul 2014 7:38 pm | Museums

The Imperial War Museum on Lambeth Road in London, UK was designed by the Foster + Partners architectural practice to commemorate the centenary of the First World War with a new atrium that is the first phase of a redevelopment project that wants to create a more open ambiance with better circulation and connections. The atrium offers a generous space to host the largest objects in the museum such as the Harrier jet, Spitfire, V2 rocket and various other machineguns…

Yacht Club De Monaco by Foster + Partners

By : Dennis Franklin | 25 Jun 2014 4:52 pm | Other

The Yacht Club De Monaco in Monte Carlo is the centerpiece of the remodeled harbor and it was designed by the Foster + Partners architectural practice next to the water’s edge to provide new sporting and social facilities. Entrance to the complex is made via a glazed courtyard giving access to the first floor where the club room, bar restaurant and a swimming pool area located. On the next level there are office spaces for the executive staff and several…

Hankook Technodome by Foster + Partners

By : Dennis Franklin | 18 Jun 2014 5:13 pm | Other

The Hankook Technodome in Daejeon, Korea recently broke ground and it features a design created by the Foster + Partners architectural practice as an office area with fully developed laboratories to promote collaboration and innovation for the large number of technology and engineering corporations in the country. The layout of the building is arranged as a hand, with five fingers that host parallel work stations and industrial units. This position ensures the best interaction between the research labs and the…

Apple store in Istanbul by Foster + Partners

By : Dennis Franklin | 17 May 2014 2:39 pm | Stores / Showrooms

The first Apple store in Istanbul, Turkey was designed by the Foster + Partners architectural practice as a two-floor outlet in the main plaza at the city’s Zorlu Center. The store has a glazed façade allowing the customers to have an overview of the shop before entering and the project is comprised of a single internal volume which appears very spacious and clearly defined. The project looks like a rectangular lantern with light coming above the ground and offering a…

610 Lexington Avenue by Foster + Partners

By : Dennis Franklin | 7 Mar 2014 3:25 pm | Skyscrapers

The constructions began for the residential tower at 610 Lexington Avenue in Manhattan, New York which was designed by the Foster + Partners architectural practice. The tower replaces the former YWCA building and it spreads over 61 floors that will host residential apartments. The project began in 2005 and its design wants to integrate into a setting with two older landmarks, – the SOM Lever House and the Seagram Building created in 1958 by Mies Van Der Rohe. The entrance…

United Arab Emirates pavilion by Foster + Partners

By : Dennis Franklin | 15 Jan 2014 5:13 pm | Other

The Foster + Partners architectural practice designed the United Arab Emirates pavilion for the 2015 Milan Expo which will take place between May and October with 141 countries participating from all over the world. The design of the pavilion tries to recreate the principles of a traditional desert city with self-shaded streets. The structure is temporary and will be dismantled after the event to be taken into the UAE where it will be rebuilt. With this idea in mind, the…

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