Review on the 3rd CBIDW:
David Nelson, the Senior Executive Partner of Foster + Partners & Head of Design RCA (MA), due to his outstanding achievements in architecture design and good reputation, was appointed as the “Ambassador of the 3rd Year China Britain International Design Week (CBIDW) Launch & Creative Industries Exchange Summit” and delivered a speech.
He is co-head of design sharing design responsibility for all Foster + Partners’ projects. He sits on the practice’s Design Board that has full responsibility for design within the office. It has the authority to instigate, change and redirect design as deemed necessary. While David’s involvement is important in the early, conceptual design phases of a project, he ensures continuity and quality at every stage of a project, as well as encouraging the sharing of expertise across the project teams on various issues, such as urban design and sustainability. David is a Senior Executive Partner, and guides the studio strategically as a member of the Partnership Board.