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Foster + Partners Unveil Plans for New Ourense High-Speed Rail Station in Spain

Foster + Partners Unveil Plans for New Ourense High-Speed Rail Station in Spain

Foster + Partners won the international design competition along with the help of engineers, G.O.C. and Cabanelas Castelo Architects with their proposal. The station itself will bridge the existing rail

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7 Gorgeous Green Buildings in the Middle East

7 Gorgeous Green Buildings in the Middle East

Check out 7 Gorgeous Green Buildings in the Middle East: Masdar's Zero Carbon, Zero Emissions City Abu Dhabi's Green Roofed Aldar Market Kuwait's LEED Gold Certified International Airport Morocco's

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Foster + Partners Unveil Thames Hub Plan To Update Britain’s Energy & Transport Infrastructure

Foster + Partners Unveil Thames Hub Plan To Update Britain’s Energy & Transport Infrastructure

Foster + Partners begins with the premise that Britain is operating with inadequate and aged infrastructure, which is hindering the country's ability for trade and weakening the economy. To move forward

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Foster + Partners Officially Launch Virgin Galactic Gateway Spaceport

Foster + Partners Officially Launch Virgin Galactic Gateway Spaceport

The flight of WhiteKnightTwo and SpaceShipTwo celebrated the recent completion of the main hangar and visitor's experience center. Sir Richard Branson was on hand to lead the ceremony and was joined by

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The Freedom Towers That Could Have Been

The Freedom Towers That Could Have Been

This Sunday marks the tenth anniversary of the September 11 attacks. The World Trade Center may still largely be a construction site, but all eyes are on the site's first new skyscraper, One World Trade

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Foster & Partners’ Futuristic New Mexico Spaceport is Nearing Completion

Foster & Partners’ Futuristic New Mexico Spaceport is Nearing Completion

Part of the $209 million Spaceport building project funded by New Mexico's taxpayers, the terminal hangar is getting closer to liftoff. What will eventually become a government owned hangar like any other

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Apple Unveils Exciting New Pictures of Its Foster & Partners Designed Green Headquarters in Cupertino!

Apple Unveils Exciting New Pictures of Its Foster & Partners Designed Green Headquarters in Cupertino!

Not surprisingly, Foster & Partners' design for Apple's new campus is exciting and bold but pricey. It will consist of a 260,000 m2 office building that will house up to 13,000 employees, a corporate

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PHOTOS: Astana’s Khan Shatyr is the World’s Biggest Tent!

PHOTOS: Astana’s Khan Shatyr is the World’s Biggest Tent!

photos by Karim Yergaliyev Developed by Foster + Partners to be a center piece for the new capital city of Astana, Kazakhstan, the project had to withstand the extreme temperature swings of the

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Report Finds That Foster + Partners’ Harmon Hotel in Las Vegas Could Collapse in an Earthquake

Report Finds That Foster + Partners’ Harmon Hotel in Las Vegas Could Collapse in an Earthquake

News that the Harmon Hotel, designed by Foster + Partners, is likely to collapse in an earthquake has sent ripples through the architecture and construction industries. Featuring a not-so-eco friendly

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Foster + Partners’ Index Tower Takes Top Honors for Keeping its Cool in the Dubai Sun

Foster + Partners’ Index Tower Takes Top Honors for Keeping its Cool in the Dubai Sun

Photo Dubaiwalla The 80 story mixed-use building, located in the heart of Dubai, holds 47 floors of apartments up top and 25 floors of offices below. The energy needed to keep all of those occupants

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PHOTOS: A First Look Inside Masdar: Foster + Partner’s Carbon-Neutral Eco City

PHOTOS: A First Look Inside Masdar: Foster + Partner’s Carbon-Neutral Eco City

The Market @ Masdar kicked off at 10am on Friday. After parking their lowly fossil-fueled vehicles in the entrance parking lot, visitors rode driverless pod cars through a rather dull (but prefabricated

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EXCLUSIVE PICS: Inside Hearst Tower, New York City’s First LEED Gold Skyscraper

EXCLUSIVE PICS: Inside Hearst Tower, New York City’s First LEED Gold Skyscraper

While we write about innovative green buildings every day on Inhabitat, as New Yorkers, being located right in the heart of New York City affords us the opportunity to see firsthand many of the most

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Foster + Partners Unveil Elegant LED FLO Lamp at Milan Furniture Fair

Foster + Partners Unveil Elegant LED FLO Lamp at Milan Furniture Fair

Today Inhabitat favorite Foster + Partners announced their bold move in the lighting realm with their eco-friendly and elegant FLO lamps. Debuting at the Salone del Mobile in Milan, the new reading lamps

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Foster & Partners Breaks Ground on Ten Acre CityCenter in Washington DC

Foster & Partners Breaks Ground on Ten Acre CityCenter in Washington DC

Construction began this week on Foster & Partner's CityCenter DC - one of the United States' largest and most important urban redevelopment projects. The ten acre convention center will be transformed

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Foster + Partners Selected to Design Carbon Neutral Park for West Kowloon Cultural District

Foster + Partners Selected to Design Carbon Neutral Park for West Kowloon Cultural District

The architecture news of the day is that Foster + Partners has been selected by the board of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority to design a massive 56-acre urban park on a reclaimed harbor-front

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Inhabitat Editors’ Favorite Stories of 2010

Inhabitat Editors’ Favorite Stories of 2010

As we count down the hours, minutes, and seconds until the clock strikes 2011, the Inhabitat editors took a few moments to look back at our array of great green design stories from this past year, and

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Foster + Partners’ Wing-Shaped Zayed National Museum

Foster + Partners’ Wing-Shaped Zayed National Museum

Last week, we brought you news about Foster + Partners' amazing solar-powered building in Masdar, and this week brings more exciting news from the talented firm - new designs for an awe-inspiring

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Foster + Partners Inaugurate Solar-Powered Masdar Institute!

Foster + Partners Inaugurate Solar-Powered Masdar Institute!

Today Foster + Partners officially inaugurated the solar-powered Masdar Institute, the first phase of their ambitious carbon-neutral Masdar City. The net energy-positive institute represents Abu Dhabi’s

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Norman Foster’s Moving Elevator Gallery Opens in NYC

Norman Foster’s Moving Elevator Gallery Opens in NYC

When the owners of the new Sperone Westwater Gallery on NYC's Bowery were first planning the construction of their new building, they had to contend with an incredibly limited building footprint of just

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Foster + Partners’ Unveils New Eco Winery in Spain

Foster + Partners’ Unveils New Eco Winery in Spain

Bodegas Portia is a 12,500 square-metre facility capable of producing one million bottles of wine per year. Since the site that it sits on has extremely cold winters and hot summers heating and cooling

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Foster + Partners’ First Project in Vietnam Breaks Ground

Foster + Partners’ First Project in Vietnam Breaks Ground

Foster + Partners just broke ground on Hanoi's VietinBank Business Centre, which is the firm's first project in Vietnam. Located strategically between central Hanoi and the airport, the project consists

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Foster + Partners’ Carbon Neutral Masdar City Rises in the Desert

Foster + Partners’ Carbon Neutral Masdar City Rises in the Desert

Inspired by the architecture and planning of traditional Arab cities, Foster + Partners seamlessly combined ancient building techniques with modern technological advancements. Meshing these two distinct

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Foster + Partners Unveil Solar World Cup Stadium for Qatar

Foster + Partners Unveil Solar World Cup Stadium for Qatar

Qatar is bidding to host the World Cup in 2022, and now they've got Foster + Partners backing them up with a stunning energy-efficient world-class football stadium. The Lusail Iconic Stadium was revealed

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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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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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Energy Efficient Queen Alia Airport by Foster + Partners

Energy Efficient Queen Alia Airport by Foster + Partners

Foster + Partners is working on an expansion to the Queen Alia International Airport in Jordan that includes a whole host of sustainable features. Inspired by palm trees, the roof will be made up of

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Wood Clad Science Academy Showcases Sustainable Design

Wood Clad Science Academy Showcases Sustainable Design

The recently unveiled Langley Academy in the Berkshires, UK, is yet another exemplary model of sustainable education facilities. Designed by Inhabitat favorite Foster + Partners, the gorgeous wood clad

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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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Foster + Partners Unveil Energy-Efficient Heathrow Airport Terminal

Foster + Partners Unveil Energy-Efficient Heathrow Airport Terminal

Heathrow Airport is the world's busiest airport for international travelers, and anyone who has flown through Heathrow knows it can be a bit chaotic there. BAA, who owns and operates Heathrow, recently

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