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Norman Foster Receives Inaugural Isamu Noguchi Award

Norman Foster Receives Inaugural Isamu Noguchi Award

Norman Foster has been selected alongside artist Hiroshi Sugimoto to receive the inaugural Isamu Noguchi Award. Presented by Motohide Yoshikawa, the ambassador of Japan to the United Nations, the award recognizes “individuals that share Japanese-American artist Isamu Noguchi’s commitment to innovation, global consciousness and Japanese/American exchange.” Watch an ArchDaily interview with Foster, after the break...

“The Isamu Noguchi Award serves to establish a dialogue with Noguchi’s profound legacy of innovation,” stated Noguchi Museum Director Jenny Dixon. “We are honored to celebrate Lord Norman Foster and Hiroshi Sugimoto, whose exemplary work we believe demonstrates principles similar to those that inspired Noguchi.”

Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "Norman Foster Receives Inaugural Isamu Noguchi Award" 15 May 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/507072/norman-foster-receives-inaugural-isamu-noguchi-award/>