deyan_sudjic_film_f070111For architects, the name Norman Foster is synonymous with high-tech innovation. As, arguably, the single most revered living architect, Mr. Foster exudes modesty in his continuous search for a means to better the world and rethink the way we occupy spaces and relate to our environment.

As he turns 81, Foster maintains his position as a pioneering force in the world of architecture; with highlight projects like Apple’s new campus in Cupertino.

This short excerpt showcases his groundbreaking Swiss Re Headquarters and captures his conviction in this belief that architecture has the power to change our world and “make our lives feel better”