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Norman Foster

Norman FosterAKA Norman Robert Foster

Born: 1-Jun-1935
Birthplace: Levenshulme, Manchester, England

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Architect

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Architect of the Gherkin

Military service: RAF (1953-55)

Wife: Wendy Cheeseman (d. 1989 cancer, four sons, one daughter)
Wife: Sabiha Rumani Malik (div. 1998)
Wife: Elena Foster

    High School: (dropped out 1951)
    University: B Arch, School of Architecture & City Planning, Manchester University (1961)
    University: M Arch, Yale University

    Knight of the British Empire 1990
    Order of Merit 1997
    Pritzker Prize 1999

Selected edifices:
Willis, Faber, and Dumas office block (1976, Ipswich, Suffolk, England )
Sainsbury Center for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia (1978, Norwich, Norfolk, England )
Millennium Bridge (2000, London, England )
Expo MRT Station (2001, Singapore )
30 St Mary Axe (The Gherkin) (2004, London, England )
Hearst Tower (2006, New York City )
Wembley Stadium (2007, London, England)

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