Château La Coste, Aix-en-Provence, France. 2019-ongoing
The Norman Foster Foundation is developing the design for the Observation Deck at Château La Coste.
Set within the spectacular grounds of the Château La Coste winery in the
south of France, the Norman Foster Foundation is developing the design
for the Observation Deck, a structure that perches lightly on the grapevines
and hovers above them allowing for breath-taking views of the dramatic
landscape and extensive collection of art and architecture in the estate.
Emerging from an ancient roman road and peaking over the trees, this
sculptural insect-like structure will be made of coloured lightweight metal
and incorporate an innovative self-powered water mist cooling feature for its