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* Architecture: Hearst Tower by Foster and Partners

Posted by the editors on Saturday, 4 February 2012

Architecture: Hearst Tower by Foster and Partners: “..The building’s symmetrically jagged silhouette is easily recognizable in its surroundings. The diagrid facade comprised of triangulated steel frame was designed to use 21% less steel than traditional buildings of it’s type. Also impressive is the statistic which states that 90% of the 10,480 tons of steel used is derived from recycled material..”  Iconic Foster and Partners..

See our other posts on the work of Foster + Partners: Architecture: Jameson House by Foster and Partners, Foster + Partners: The Souk, Abu Dhabi Central Market and Foster + Partners Announced as Architects for Vast West Kowloon Cultural District.

image + article: ArchDaily

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