Foster + Partners is an architectural firm based in London. The practice is led by its founder and Chairman, Norman Foster, and has constructed many high-profile glass-and-steel buildings.
Established by Norman Foster as Foster Associates in 1967 shortly after leaving Team 4, the firm was renamed in the 1990s to more accurately reflect the influence of the other lead architects.
Major projects 
Major projects, by year of completion and ordered by type, are:
- Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts at University of East Anglia in Norwich, UK (1978)
- Clyde Auditorium, part of the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre complex, Glasgow (1997)
- American Air Museum, Imperial War Museum Duxford, UK (1997) — Stirling Prize
- Kogod Courtyard, Center for American Art and Portraiture at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC (2004–2007)
- Redevelopment of the Great Court of the British Museum (2000)
- Curved glass canopy over the central courtyard of the Smithsonian American Art Museum (2007)
- West Kowloon Cultural District, Hong Kong (2009)
- Winspear Opera House, Dallas
Higher education 
- Kings Norton Library, Cranfield University, UK (1994)
- Faculty of Law, Cambridge (1995)
- Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Tronoh, Perak, Malaysia (2004)
- Tanaka Business School, as of 2008 renamed the Imperial College Business School
- Yale School of Management, new campus, New Haven, CT (projected 2013)
- West London Academy Northolt, London (2006)
- Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada (2006)
- Terminal building at Stansted Airport, UK (1991)
- Metro Bilbao, Spain (1995) — Line 2 (2004)
- Hong Kong International Airport, Chek Lap Kok in Hong Kong (1998)
- Canary Wharf Underground Station, London, UK (1999)
- Expo MRT Station, Singapore (2001)
- Beijing Capital International Airport (2008)
- London Heathrow Airport East Terminal - (projected 2012)
- Spaceport America, New Mexico - (projected 2010)
- Four railway stations for the Haramain High Speed Rail Project, Saudi Arabia - (projected 2012)
- Kai Tak Cruise Terminal - (projected 2013) 
- TTC subway extension, Toronto, Canada - (projected late 2015)
- Slussen, re-development and masterplan of a major transportation hub in central Stockholm - (projected 2022) 
Mixed use 
- The Sage Gateshead, UK (2004)
- Moor House, 120 London Wall, London (2005)
- The Index (Dubai), Dubai, UAE (2010)
- Jameson House in Vancouver — (not yet on site)
- U2 Tower, Ireland (suspended)
- The Bow, Calgary - (projected 2010)
- Hermitage Plaza, La Défense, Paris (projected 2010)
- 200 Greenwich Street, New York - (projected 2014)
- Seattle Civic Square, Seattle - (projected 2011)
- Ruskin Square, Croydon, London — (projected 2012)
- Masdar City (projected end of 2010s)
- CityCenterDC, Washington, D.C. - (first portion projected 2012; second portion projected 2015)
- Crystal Island (completion date not set yet)
- India Tower (ongoing)
- The Blue City, Sultanate of Oman (ongoing)
- Baku White City Waterfront, Baku, Azerbaijan (completion date not set yet)
- Scottish Hydro Arena, Glasgow (Due to open September 2013)
Selected works 
In June 2008, The Guardian published an article highly critical of planned real estate development in a pristine seacoast area in Bulgaria which is currently under EU environmental protection. The paper cited environmentalists' concerns over the impact of the planned 15,000 inhabitant resort facilities. The Bulgarian partner, Georgi Stanishev, is the brother of Sergei Stanishev, Leader of Bulgarian Socialist Party, Prime Minister of Bulgaria between 17 August 2005 and 27 July 2009 Sergei Stanishev.
See also 
- ^ Imperial College Business School, Albertopolis (RIBA), accessed December 13, 2010.
- ^ Design New Haven "Lord Norman Foster Unveils Svelte Glass Design for Yale School of Management". Design New Haven. 11 December 2008. Retrieved 2009-02-13.
- ^ "Foster + Partners and Buro Happold joint venture to design four stations for Saudi Arabia’s new Haramain High-speed Railway".
- ^ Kai Tak Cruise Terminal, Hong Kong, 2010-2013
- ^ http://www.fosterpluspartners.com/Projects/1710/Default.aspx
- ^ Steve Friess, Tower Rising in Las Vegas but Now, Not So High, The New York Times, February 11, 2009. Retrieved February 13, 2009.
- ^ International Herald Tribune "Roundup: Wembley Opening Delayed Until 2007". International Herald Tribune. 1 April 2006. Retrieved 2009-02-13.
- ^ BBC News "Building Prize for 'Icon Gherkin'". BBC News. 16 October 2004. Retrieved 2009-02-13.
- ^ Kate Connolly (14 July 2008). "Bulgarian eco town 'the biggest mistake of Norman Foster's career', say protesters". The Guardian (London).
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