29 Nov '16, 5pm

Hearst Tower celebrates 10th anniversary with new Foster + Partners exhibit

“Building with History: The Exhibit” encapsulates Foster + Partners’ creations from around the globe, from the Sackler Galleries at London’s Royal Academy of Arts to the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach, Florida. Twenty-eight scale presentation, section, site, study and master plan models, original sketches, floor plans, elevations, and photographic elements take viewers on a journey through Norman Foster and Foster + Partners’ 50-year history. Known for its practice of revitalizing historical buildings by integrating contemporary additions, the firm was able to take the existing 1928 Art Deco International Magazine Building commissioned by William Randolph Hearst and complete designer Joseph Urban’s vision of adding a tower to the six-story stone base. The criss-crossing steel beams that stretch into the sky are now an iconic piece of the midtown Manhattan skyline.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/hearst-tower-celebrates-10th-ann...

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