VS 06.04.2008: Lord Foster @ TED

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jNgkEGs1l4A[/youtube]

Norman Foster discusses building + the ‘green’ agenda at the DLD Conference, in Munich [2007] – recently uploaded to TED.

Architect Norman Foster discusses his own work to show how computers can help architects design buildings that are green, beautiful and “basically pollution-free.” He shares projects from throughout his career, from the pioneering roof-gardened Willis Building (1975) to the London Gherkin (2004). He also comments on two upcoming megaprojects: a pipe to bring water from the Red Sea to the Dead Sea, and the new Beijing airport.

The DLD (Digital Life Design) Conference, in Munich, Germany, is hosted by publisher Hubert Burda and Israeli investor Yossi Vardi, covering digital innovation, media and design.

::Text via TED::

Posted: April 6th, 2008
at 5:00am by orangemenace


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