All Blog Posts Tagged 'Foster + Partners' (7)

Steve Jobs' UFO-Shaped Apple HQ Almost a Reality



Apple's new corporate headquarters has been unanimously approved by the Cupertino council just this week with only one final vote to take place in November 2014 to solidify the plans. In the meantime, a few models of the concept have been released. The UFO-like design for the new space is set to cover 2.8 million square feet of land, boasting plenty of space for the…

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Added by Pinar on October 18, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Architects Design a Base on the Moon Using 3D Printing



The European Space Agency (ESA) is looking into the feasibility of building a base on the moon using 3D printing. With the help of London-based architecture firm Foster + Partners, the lunar base prototype is being modeled as a multi-domed structure set to withstand impending climates and natural occurrences in…

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Added by Pinar on February 12, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Apple's New Spaceship Headquarters



Last week, Apple briefly surpassed Exxon Mobil to become the world's most valuable company. Although it may have been for a temporary amount of time, no one can question how far Steve Jobs' tech company has come. With such tremendous growth, Apple is planning to upgrade its digs once again.



Architecture firm Foster + Partners designed the hoop-shaped office building, which will… Continue

Added by Eugene on August 16, 2011 at 2:00pm — 3 Comments

Modern Architecture: Vietnam's Stunning New Skyscraper (3 pics)

A ground-breaking ceremony has been held for Foster + Partners' first project in Vietnam. The VietinBank Business Centre sends a strong message to the rest of the world: Vietnam is an up-and-coming nation.



Located strategically between central Hanoi and the airport, the project consists of two angular towers that will serve as a gateway to the city. The… Continue

Added by Eugene on October 25, 2010 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

New York's Vertical Art Gallery (6 pics)

The Sperone Westwater gallery opened in New York last week, featuring a moving exhibition space that connects the floors. Not only does this structure by Foster + Partners encapsulate everything wonderful about modern design, the way it takes full advantage of its space is highly intelligent, as well.



The centerpiece of the Sperone Westwater gallery is a… Continue

Added by Eugene on September 28, 2010 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Modern Architecture - Reaching Toward the Heavens (6 pics)



Yesterday, we looked at Asymptote's "Dream Hub" proposal for the Yongsan International Business District of Seoul, South Korea. Today, we take a look at another aweome proposal that was shortlisted for the same project, this time by London-based architecture firm Foster + Partners.…

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Added by Eugene on December 22, 2009 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Modern Architecture - Hermitage Plaza: Paris

Architects Foster + Partners have recently unveiled plans for the tallest mixed-use towers in Western Europe. Hermitage Plaza will comprise of two 1,060ft (323m) towers intended to inject life by creating a sustainable, high-density community in Paris. Due to start on site in 2010 and complete by the end of 2014, the plaza will accommodate a hotel, spa, apartments, offices, and retail shops. The two towers will be a new distinctive landmark in the… Continue

Added by Eugene on March 12, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

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