Cerebral design for Hebrew University's new brain science building
This week the cornerstone will be laid for the building, designed by Fosters + Partners, which will be sheathed in cast aluminum netting shaped like a network of neurons. But the London firm's Spencer de Grey explains why one can't design an iconic building in advance.
On Thursday the cornerstone will be laid for the new Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences at the Givat Ram campus of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, designed by the London firm of Foster + Partners. Head of design Spencer de Grey, one of the five partners piloting this great ship – which has more than 1,000 employees around the world – is waiting impatiently for his approaching visit to Israel.
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