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Mr Foster

HOW MUCH DOES YOUR BUILDING WEIGH, MR. FOSTER?

Directed by Norberto Lopez Amado and Carlos Carcas

80 min. | 2012 | UK/Spain

Meet Norman Foster, a world premier British architect who strives to improve quality of life through design. Catapulting from a humble upbringing to the global architecture scene, Foster has designed emblematic projects such as the tallest bridge in the world, the Hearst Building in New York, and the world’s largest building—the Beijing Airport. Articulate and thoughtful, Foster reveals his intriguing life story, career influences, and sources of inspiration in a documentary as sleek and graceful as his architecture.

**Post film discussion with Christopher J. Talvy, Hunter Gundersen, Matt Swindel, and Jonathan Hickerson

Winner: TCM Audience Award Best European Film – 2010 San Sebastian Film Festival; Berlinale Special – 2010 Berlin Film Festival; Best Documentary – 2010 Docville Film Festival 

Sponsored by:

The MUSE Project, University of Utah, and VCBO Architecture

Presented in partnership with:

American Institute of Architects of Utah, American Institute of Architects of Utah’s Young Architects Forum, American Planning Association of Utah, University of Utah’s College of Architecture and Planning, Utah Center for Architecture, and the Utah Heritage Foundation

Design Matters, Featured, Salt Lake City, Upcoming Screenings

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 @ 7:00 PM MDT