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Norman Foster

Norman Foster (born 1935) is a British architect.

Foster was born in Manchester and educated at the University of Manchester and at Yale University. He worked for the visionary Buckminster Fuller before meeting with Richard Rogers[?], creating Team 4 and in 1967 Foster Associates[?].

His designs were originally a stylish, machine influenced high-tech but he has moved away from this to a blander, more acceptable sharp-edged modernity.

He has had a extremely successful career including:

He was knighted in 1990 and made a lord in 1999.

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