Norman Robert Foster [ Wikipedia ], Baron Foster of Thames Bank, Kt OM FREng is a British architect whose company, Foster + Partners, maintains an international design practice famous for high-tech architecture. Foster has always considered technology to be an ally. As a child he was immensely excited by machines and their speed – he spent many hours making sketches of and reading about them.
He is the founder of Foster and Partners (1967) and responsible for renowned buildings such as London City Hall and Millennium Bridge (London), Reichstag (Berlin), Bilbao Metro, Hearst Tower (New York), Hong Kong International Airport, Beijing Capital International Airport and Apple Spaceship Headquarters (est. 2016).