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Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank

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Norman Robert Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank, (born 1 June 1935) is a British architect and designer. Closely associated with the development of High-tech architecture and the early adoption of energy-efficient construction techniques, Foster is recognised as a key figure in British modernist architecture. His architectural practice Foster + Partners, first founded in 1967 as Foster Associates, is the largest in the United Kingdom, and maintains offices internationally. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank has received more than 1,083,242 page views. His biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank is the 16th most popular architect, the 154th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 133rd in 2019) and the most popular British Architect.

Norman Foster is most famous for being a British architect. He has designed many buildings around the world, including the Reichstag in Berlin, the Hearst Tower in New York City, and the Millau Viaduct in France.

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Among ARCHITECTS

Among architects, Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank ranks 16 out of 424Before him are Albert Speer, Leon Battista Alberti, Walter Gropius, Alvar Aalto, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Oscar Niemeyer. After him are Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Francesco Borromini, Zaha Hadid, Louis Sullivan, Otto Wagner, and Victor Horta.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1935, Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank ranks 9Before him are 14th Dalai Lama, Luciano Pavarotti, Woody Allen, Salman of Saudi Arabia, José Mujica, and Mahmoud Abbas. After him are Donald Sutherland, Michel Aoun, Hussein of Jordan, Julie Andrews, Arvo Pärt, and Isao Takahata.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank ranks 154 out of 6,924Before him are Anthony Eden (1897), Roald Dahl (1916), Duns Scotus (1265), Robert the Bruce (1274), Cat Stevens (1948), and Ada Lovelace (1815). After him are Thomas Newcomen (1663), Eric Clapton (1945), C. S. Lewis (1898), Rosalind Franklin (1920), Mark Knopfler (1949), and Mary Wollstonecraft (1759).

Among ARCHITECTS In United Kingdom

Among architects born in United Kingdom, Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank ranks 1After him are Christopher Wren (1632), Ebenezer Howard (1850), Robert Adam (1728), James Stirling (1926), Inigo Jones (1573), John Nash (1752), Joseph Paxton (1803), Michael Ventris (1922), William Kent (1685), Archibald Leitch (1865), and Glenn Murcutt (1936).