Milan Design Week 2024


The Norman Foster Foundation and Tecno present Cosmos, the Furniture System infinitely expanding in space.
Norman’s Cay, Exumas, Bahamas. 2022 – ongoing

Jondal Exumas

The Foundation was approached for advice on how to conserve the nature and biodiversity of this small, privately owned and relatively unspoilt island whilst sympathetically integrating new developments. Following a study tour of the island, three proposals were made.
Giardini Marineressa, Venice, Italy. 2022 - ongoing

Essential Homes Research Project

Given the permanent condition of the refugee settlements, the Norman Foster Foundation would like to propose a different approach to this problem. Refugees and displaced communities should be entitled to better quality structures.
Santa Eulalia, Ibiza, Spain. 2022 – ongoing

Green School

At the request of Green School Ibiza (GSI), the NFF has prepared a proposal to undertake the research and planning for GSI, which will be located in Ibiza, Spain.
Braga, Portugal. 2022 – ongoing

Modular Construction

BySteel is promoting a project that aspires to promote a change in the Portuguese construction industry.
Kharkiv, Ukraine. 2022 – ongoing

Kharkiv Masterplan

In April 2022, as a consequence of the war in Ukraine and in the context of the United Nations Forum of Mayors, the Mayor of Kharkiv, Ihor Terekhov, asked architect Norman Foster to lead the masterplan for the reconstruction of the city.
2021 - ongoing

Nuclear Battery

The Norman Foster Foundation (NFF) with MIT’s Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems (CANES) is a founding member of the Advanced Nuclear & Production Experts Group (ANPEG), a global consortium dedicated to developing low-carbon energy systems based on a ‘plug-and-play’ nuclear micro reactor.
Santiago do Cacém, Setúbal District, Portugal. 2021 – ongoing

Santiago College

The Norman Foster Foundation is developing the design for the Santiago School at Santiago do Cacém.
Château La Coste, Aix-en-Provence, France. 2019 – ongoing

Autonomous House

The Norman Foster Foundation is developing the design for the Autonomous House at Château La Coste.
Château La Coste, Aix-en-Provence, France. 2019-ongoing

Observation Deck

The Norman Foster Foundation is developing the design for the Observation Deck at Château La Coste.
Martha’s Vineyard, MA, USA. 2018 - 2022

Foster Retreat

The Norman Foster Foundation has developed the concept design for the retreat at Martha’s Vineyard.
Various locations. 2017 - 2019

Our Blood

The Norman Foster Foundation is working with British contemporary artist Marc Quinn on a major non-profit public artwork aimed at increasing awareness for the global refugee crisis.
Odisha, India. 2018 - 2020

Odisha Liveable Habitat Mission

The Norman Foster Foundation collaborated with Tata Trusts on the regeneration of informal settlements from within.

Various locations. 2018 - ongoing

BYD Skyrail

The Norman Foster Foundation is collaborating with BYD in the design and implementation of a new straddle-beam monorail system.
Mexico. 2018 - 2019

Connected Civic Centres

The Norman Foster Foundation is collaborating with Altan Redes to design and develop a programme of Connected Civic Centres (CCCs) in Mexico.
Venice, Italy. 2018 - 2019

Teatro Verde

Collaborating with Fondazione Giorgio Cini on the restoration of the Teatro Verde, an outdoor theatre set in the gardens of the island of San Giorgio Maggiore.
Waddesdon, UK. 2018 - 2019

Waddesdon Manor

The Norman Foster Foundation is collaborating with the Rothschild Foundation to upgrade and expand the original Waddesdon Stables, part of the Waddesdon Manor Estate.
Madrid, Spain. 2016 - 2017

The Pavilion

From its innovative but understated use of glass, steel and composite materials, the pavilion is a further exploration of techniques that Norman Foster has pioneered over more than five decades.
Rwanda, Africa. 2015 - 2017


The Droneport project is the first initiative by the Norman Foster Foundation.