Foster ‘overjoyed’ to win third Stirling Prize

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Norman Foster praises client and ‘extraordinary team’ in phonecall from Switzerland

Norman Foster said he was “overjoyed” to become the first architect to win the Stirling Prize three times.

Speaking to BD on the phone from his home in Switzerland an hour after his Bloomberg HQ was declared the winner of this year’s prize, he said: “It’s wonderful – absolutely amazing. We are all really overjoyed.

“It’s great recognition for Michael Bloomberg, his team, our team – everybody who worked on it and the manifesto in terms of sustainability. It’s fantastic.”

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