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BUILDING
 
 
Hearst Magazine Building
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DESIGNER
 
 
Norman Foster

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MATERIALS
 
steel, reinforced concrete, glass

Steel and glass

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LOCATION
 
Continent
North America
Nation
United States
State
New York
Metropolitan area
New York City
County
New York
Town
New York - Manhattan
Borough
Manhattan
Address
959 Eighth Avenue (56th/57th Streets)
 
 
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TYPOLOGY
 
ARCHITECTURE
Buildings for means of information and communication
Newspaper and publishing house headquarters
Vertical architectures
Skyscrapers
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
2001    
Realisation
2003 - 2006
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AWARDS
 
2008
International Highrise Award
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THE BUILDING IN CINEMA
 
Title
  How much does your building weigh, Mr. Foster?
Directed by
Norberto Lopez Amado, Carlos Carcas
Nationality
United Kingdom, Spain
Year of production
2010
Cast
Norman Foster, Tony Hunt, George Weidenfeld, Richard Rogers, Bono, Deyan Sudjic, Paul Goldberger, Carl Abbott, Alain de Botton, Anish Kapoor, Richard Serra, Anthony Caro, Richard Long, Buckminster Fuller, Ben Cowd, Cai Guo-Qiang, Ricky Burdett, Spencer de Grey, David Nelson, Narinder Sagoo, Nigel Dancey, Loretta Law, Mouzhan Madidi, Stefan Behling, Jurgen Happ, Gerard Evenden
Building's role
Appreciable
Annotations
Producer: Elena Ochoa

Executive Producer: Antonio Sanz

Writer & Narrator: Deyan Sudjic

Music: Joan Valent

Director of Photography: Valentin Alvarez
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
Patrick Gibson, "Forma fluens. L'architettura digitale contro il senso comune", Technology Review (edizione italiana) 2/2008, marzo-aprile 2008, "Scenari" p. 12 (10-17)
"Hearst Tower in New York", Detail 9/2007 [Hochhäuser/High-Rise Building/Tours], "Typologie/Typology" pp. 977-979
Luis Fernández-Galiano, "Alturas de Nueva York. De Piano a SANAA, la cultura como motor urbano", Arquitectura Viva 115, julio-agosto/july-august 2007 [Promesas del Este/Eastern Promises], p. 81 (80-83)
"Foster & Partners. Sede centrale della Hearst Corporation, New York" in Next. 8. Mostra Internazionale di Architettura. 2002, Marsilio, Venezia 2002, "Torri" pp. 208-209
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CLIENT
 
 
Hearst Corporation, New York
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Height
m. 182
Floors
39 aboveground
1 underground
Surface
sq.m. 79.500
Number
19 lifts
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STRUCTURES
 
 
Cantor Seinuk Group, New York
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STAFF
 
Project
Foster + Partners, London
Design team
Norman Foster, Brandon Haw, Mike Jeliffe, Michael Wurzel, Peter Han
Collaborators
David Nelson, Gerard Evenden, Bob Atwal, John Ball, Nick Baker, Una Barac, Morgan Fleiming, Michaele Koster, Chris Lepine, Martina Meluzzi, Julius Streifeneder, Gonzalo Surroca
Associate architect
Adamson Associates, New York
Construction management
Turner Construction, New York
Lighting design
George Sexton Associates, New York
Kugler Associates, New York
Mechanical engineer
Flack + Kurtz, New York
 
 
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