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Hearst Tower | Projects | Foster + Partners

View our work on the Hearst Tower in Manhattan, which achieved a gold rating for being environmentally sensitive. Discover the building design, plans & more.

Conrad Anker descending an ice step in the Khumbu Icefall of Mount Everest with a fixed rope

Mt. Everest climbers live-blog ascent, take public to roof of the world

Portraits of Mount Everest trek guides by Steve Brown  Climbing Mount Everest is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for some but for others its just a regular job. Photographer Steve Brown shines the spotlight on the Nepalese people who work behind the scenes to get aspiring climbers to the summit of Mount Everest in the series The Business of Everest.  During a 3-week trek Brown captured the portraits of trekking guides porters Sherpas and icefall repairmen framing them against snowcapped…

Portraits of Mount Everest trek guides by Steve Brown

Climbing Mount Everest is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for some, but for others, it’s just a regular job. Photographer Steve Brown shines the spotlight on

Not right there, but perhaps on that mountain in the distance...

photo by Emmanuel Coupe -- "Chinook winds are known to bring in below freezing temperatures in a short amount of time. They are seen here shaping the clouds.

Hearst Tower, NYC - The atrium features escalators which run through a 3-story water sculpture titled Icefall, a wide waterfall built with thousands of glass panels, which cools and humidifies the lobby air. The water element is complemented by a 70-foot-tall (21 m) fresco painting titled Riverlines by artist Richard Long.

High-Tech: Hearst Corporation World HQ in NYC by Foster & Partners (illustration of high tech interior: massive scale, visible structure, balance of natural and man-made materials perfectly finished, structured dynamics and effortlessly functional)

Mountaineers climbing up the Khumbu Icefall on the route up Everest.

An ascent of Everest? Not for everyone, but it might prompt you to tackle a less formidable climb. Image by Jason Maehl / Moment Select / Getty Images

Photos from Chasing Ice, James Balog’s Chronicle of Melting Polar Glaciers | Vanity Fair

Photos: Photos from Chasing Ice, James Balog’s Chronicle of Melting Polar Glaciers

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Iceberg in summer, Northwest Greenland - © Bryan & Cherry Alexander Photography / ArcticPhoto

Polar Bear. Wildlife Photographer of the Year Winners. Oct 29, 2012.

Check Out the Stunning 2012 Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Winners

Living on thin ice (Foto: Ole Jørgen Liodden/Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year )

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