How Much Does Your Building Weigh, Mr. Foster?

How Much Does Your Building Weigh, Mr. Foster?

Co-presented with the Getty Research Institute

This documentary explores the passions and influences of British architect Norman Foster. He discusses what inspired him to design some of today’s most stunning and innovative architectural structures, such as the Beijing Airport, the Reichstag, and the world’s tallest bridge, in Millau, France. (2010, Dirs. Carlos Carcas & Norberto López Amado, 78 min.)


Location: Billy Wilder Theater
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