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Norman foster biography childhood, life achievements. Norman robert foster, baron foster of thames bank, om, friba, fcsd, rdi born 1 june 1935 is an english architect. He shares projects from throughout his career, from the pioneering roofgardened willis building 1975 to the london gherkin 2004. Reliable information about the coronavirus covid19 is available from the world health organization current situation, international travel.919 599 1017 1609 1491 1038 397 1294 441 1353 257 144 1322 1022 585 1235 645 189 273 1175 1583 1451 1360 859 594 916 273 723 148 1203 946 780 942 1077 1074 426 897 1496 761