You would be hard pressed to find an architect better equipped to talk about aviation than Norman Foster. Not only has the Pritzker-winning architect designed some of the world’s most advanced flight facilities—including the first private hangar for space travel—but, over the years, he has piloted dozens of different aircraft.
From the top of Outlook Hill on Governors Island, the 172-acre land mass in New York Harbor, views of New York unfurl in a postcard-worthy panorama: the eye glides from the glossy skyscrapers of Lower Manhattan to the mint-green silhouette of Lady Liberty, across the channel to Brooklyn and the borough’s iconic bridge.
OMA has won an architecture competition for the $80 million expansion of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, New York. The project will be the firm’s first art museum project in the United States.