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Last month the Norman Foster Foundation, created to promote "interdisciplinary thinking and research to help up-and-coming architects, designers and urbanists to anticipate the future," coincided the opening of its new Madrid-based headquarters with an international conference. Future is Now pulled together a broad collection of professionals—including Sir Jonathan Ive, Marc Newson, Olafur Eliasson, Maya Lin, Alejandro Aravena, and Luis Fernández-Galian—who addressed an audience of 1,800 (including 1,100 students) in the Spanish capital's Royal Theater. Watch the conference in its entirety, or read a summary, after the break. The conference was was organized in three sessions focusing on Cities, Technology and Design, and Infrastructure. Each session was led by the Foundation's Director, María Nicanor. The following summary has been provided by the Norman Foster Foundation. View more View full description
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