Norman Foster Quotes

Collected quotes from Norman Foster with images

“I think cars encapsulate the history of innovation and style - it's the other side of the coin of the car being public enemy No.1.”

Norman Foster
Facebook
Whatsapp
Twitter

“When the Great Fire of London destroyed most of the medieval city in 1666, Christopher Wren was invited to design a new one. Within days, he had drawn up an elegant grid of broad boulevards leading to majestic squares, but it came to nothing - the existing landowners wanted things as they had been.”

Norman Foster
Facebook
Whatsapp
Twitter

“I describe the design process as like the tip of the iceberg. What you don't see is the long haul: all the endless auditing and things like that.”

Norman Foster
Facebook
Whatsapp
Twitter

“Everything we design is a response to the specific climate and culture of a particular place.”

Norman Foster
Facebook
Whatsapp
Twitter

“As an architect, you design for the present, with an awareness of the past, for a future which is essentially unknown.”

Norman Foster
Facebook
Whatsapp
Twitter

“I hope that any expansion of London will learn from the planning examples of some of its most desirable areas such as Chelsea, Notting Hill, Belgravia and Mayfair. All are characterised by high density and a generosity of green spaces. They are all pedestrian-friendly with shops, entertainment, restaurants and pubs within easy walking distance.”

Norman Foster
Facebook
Whatsapp
Twitter

“I think you never stop learning.”

Norman Foster
Facebook
Whatsapp
Twitter

“There's a snobbery at work in architecture. The subject is too often treated as a fine art, delicately wrapped in mumbo-jumbo. In reality, it's an all-embracing discipline taking in science, art, maths, engineering, climate, nature, politics, economics.”

Norman Foster
Facebook
Whatsapp
Twitter
Don't show anymore: I already like you!

Do you like us on Facebook?