2020 CW Power 100: Norman Foster of Foster + Partners at No. 74

In the Middle East, the firm's works are ICD Brookfield Place Tower, Kuwait International Airport T2, Jeddah Metro among others

Norman Foster of Foster + Partners.
Norman Foster of Foster + Partners.

A debutant in Construction Week’s Power 100 ranking in 2020 is Norman Foster, founder and executive chairman of Foster + Partners, a UK-based architectural and design firm.

In the Middle East, Foster + Partners’ works include ICD Brookfield Place Tower, South Sabah Al-Ahmad masterplan, Kuwait International Airport Terminal 2, headquarters of the National Bank of Kuwait, headquarters of Samba in Saudi Arabia, Zayed National Museum, Jeddah Metro, Jabal Omar development, House of Wisdom (HOW) in Sharjah, among others.

A British architecture and design firm Foster + Partners completed design work on four rail stations in Saudi Arabia’s Makkah, Madinah, Jeddah, and King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) that have been connected by the 450km-long Haramain high-speed rail link.

Earlier this year, Saudi Arabia’s AMAALA, named Fosters + Partners as the architecture advisor of the development. As part of the project, the firm will be responsible for the design across AMAALA’s trio of communities — Triple Bay, The Island, and The Coastal Development.

Saudi Arabia’s The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC) had also awarded the firm the design contract for the destination’s international airport.

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