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UK architects win contract to design Kuwait airport terminal

Foster + Partners beats strong int'l field to land second major deal in Gulf state

UK architects win contract to design Kuwait airport terminal
British architect Sir Norman Foster. (Getty Images)

Renowned UK architects Foster + Partners has won a contract to design a new terminal at Kuwait International Airport.

It beat intense competition with several international firms to land the deal, the firm's senior executive and architect Richard Dilworth announced.

This is the second project for Foster + Partners, which is headed by world famous designer Sir Norman Foster, in Kuwait following the designing of the headquarters of National Bank of Kuwait, Dilworth said.

Kuwait also represents one of the important markets for Foster + Partners in the Middle East, Dilworth said in comments published by KUNA News Agency.

Foster + Partners is currently implementing a number of projects in the region including Abu Dhabi National Museum, Saudi Economic City and a huge stadium in Qatar.

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Parviz 9 years ago

Foster + Partners is not headed by Sir Norman Foster !
He sold his company & his name to others

Kat 9 years ago

Check your facts, he is the Chairman and Founder of the company, I would say that the position of Chairman makes him head of the company.

dee bretts 7 years ago

The Lord Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank