Sir Norman Foster: Chateau Margaux, France

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Chateau Margaux, France by Sir Norman Foster, 2015 © Nigel Young for Foster + Partners

Sir Norman Foster is one of the world’s pre-eminent architects. With his practice Foster + Partners, Lord Foster has designed every possible building type, and worked in every corner of the globe, picking up numerous awards and accolades along the way.

For his recently completed winery for Chateau Margaux, Lord Foster drew on the local vernacular to create a different addition to the famous estate. In this talk he discusses why he became so personally involved with the project, about combining recycled materials with cutting edge technology, and his client’s delight at the new building’s understated boldness.

Recorded at Foster + Partners’ London office in September 2015.

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