The Board of Trustees appoints a new Honorary Trustee member

June 16, 2020

Recently the board of Trustees at the Norman Foster Foundation unanimously agreed on the appointment of Professor Vishaan Chakrabarti as Honorary Trustee.

Professor Vishaan Chakrabarti is an architect, urbanist, educator, and author. Chakrabarti designs and advocates for a sustainable, attainable, and equitable urban future centered on human connectedness. He advances these goals as the founder and creative director of his own global architecture studio, PAU, where he leads complex design projects such as Brooklyn’s Domino Sugar Refinery, Philadelphia’s Schuylkill Yards, Ford Motor Company’s Michigan Central Station project in Detroit’s Corktown, major new campus architecture, and a unique urban village in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.  After teaching at Columbia University for the last decade, Chakrabarti will in the summer of 2020 become the William W. Wurster Dean of the College of Environmental Design at the University of California, Berkeley.