Norman Foster and Queen Elizabeth II

Dezeen Agenda newsletter features Norman Foster's tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

The latest edition of our weekly Dezeen Agenda newsletter features Norman Foster's tribute to Queen Elizabeth II, who died last week aged 96. Subscribe to Dezeen Agenda now.

British architect Norman Foster, who was appointed to the Order of Merit by Queen Elizabeth II in 1997, called the late monarch's leadership "faultless" and recalled how his studio Foster + Partners "were honoured to welcome her on many occasions when she celebrated projects for which we had been commissioned".

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) and a host of other industry organisations have also issued statements honouring the Queen in the days since her death.

Renzo Piano designs trio of nature-focused hospitals for Greece
Top: Norman Foster and the Queen at the British Museum opening. Above: Renzo Piano has designed a trio of nature-focused hospitals for Greece

Other stories in this week's newsletter include a trio of nature-focused hospitals in Greece by Renzo Piano, Herzog & de Meuron and Piet Oudolf's designs for Calder Gardens in Philadelphia and the 240-strong shortlists for Dezeen Awards 2022.

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