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Foster + Partners Design Undulating Eco Villas for Mauritius

Foster + Partners Design Undulating Eco Villas for Mauritius

Inhabitat favorite Foster and Partners designed these gorgeous eco-friendly residences for a community called Banyan Tree Corniche Bay in Mauritius back in 2006. The plan calls for discreet and

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Foster + Partners Unveils Beautiful Bank With Undulating Roof

Foster + Partners Unveils Beautiful Bank With Undulating Roof

Foster + Partners has just unveiled yet another competition-winning design - this time for a beautiful bank headquarters in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The energy-efficient building will echo the landscaping

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A Home Fit For Elephants at the Cophenhagen Zoo

A Home Fit For Elephants at the Cophenhagen Zoo

Keeping the elephants happy was a key element in the design of the new house, and detailed research into the social patterns of elephants helped inform a plan to create two enclosures for elephants to

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The Khan Shatyr: World’s Largest Tent Opens in Kazakhstan

The Khan Shatyr: World’s Largest Tent Opens in Kazakhstan

Weather changes in Kazakhstan are extreme -- the climates drops down to -35 degrees Celsius in winter and can reach +35 degrees in summer. The Khan Shatyr is designed as a sheltering environment that

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Foster + Partners Unveil Sustainable Super City for South Korea

Foster + Partners Unveil Sustainable Super City for South Korea

South Korea recently announced plans to construct a sustainable super-city that stands to eclipse the size of Masdar in the UAE. Designed by Foster + Partners together with PHA and Mobility in Chain, the

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Calgary’s new green skyscraper by Foster + Partners

Calgary’s new green skyscraper by Foster + Partners

What does one of the largest independently owned oil and gas companies do to turn over a more sustainable leaf? Well, in this case, EnCana hired green-tech architecture firm du jour Foster + Partners to

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World’s Biggest Building Coming to Moscow: Crystal Island

World’s Biggest Building Coming to Moscow: Crystal Island

Moscow’s rapidly growing skyline will soon feature an eye-popping new addition: Crystal Island, which will be the world’s biggest building when completed. Sir Norman Foster’s mountainous 27 million

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FIVE YEARS, FOUR TOWERS, LEED GOLD ALL AROUND

FIVE YEARS, FOUR TOWERS, LEED GOLD ALL AROUND

Before the day ends, we wanted to take a moment to acknowledge the 5-year anniversary of 9/11, and to look at the most recent developments at Ground Zero, where David Child's Freedom Tower has just been

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FOSTER’S GREEN BERLIN LIBRARY

FOSTER’S GREEN BERLIN LIBRARY

Greetings from Berlin! The first installment in my design tour of Germany and Scandinavia brought me to the Philology Library at the Free University of Berlin. Completed just last fall as part of an

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