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Norman Foster: Gliding Through Space

Sun, Jan 1/06 – 12:00am to 1:30am

Curated by Larry Wayne Richards

This exhibition presents architectural, engineering, and furniture projects by the acclaimed British architect, Norman Foster. Included are architectural models and drawings, photographs, construction documents, publications, and a documentary film representing the Florence High-Speed Railway Station, the Swiss Re Headquarters in London, the Millau Viaduct in France, and the University of Toronto's new Leslie L. Dan Pharmacy Building.

Foster and Partners was founded in 1967 has received more than 400 awards and citations for design excellence. Lord Foster has been awarded the world's top prizes in architecture: the U.K. Royal Gold Medal for Architecture (1983), the Gold Medal of the French Academy of Architecture (1991), the American Institute of Architects Gold Medal for Architecture (1994), the Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate (1999), and the Praemium Imperiale Award for Architecture (2002).

Read more about the exhibition at: http://www.news.utoronto.ca/bin6/060905-2533.asp