Articles tagged Thomas Heatherwick

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What did it take to build Africa's first museum of contemporary art?

Cape Town – While transforming 42 concrete silos into Africa’s first museum of contemporary art, Heatherwick Studio added convex glazing to the original structure. 

The show presents over 150 of Heatherwick's works from the past two decades. © V&A Images.
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Heatherwick Studio @ the V&A

One of England’s most celebrated designers, Thomas Heatherwick, is currently presenting his first ever showcase of work at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum.

‘It is the latest, greatest masterpiece of British engineering and design,’ says London’s Mayor Boris Johnson.
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London Bus

British designer Thomas Heatherwick has updated the look of London’s trademark busses – dating back over 50 years – to give them a modern edge.

Flowing shapes extend from the façade to the interior.
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Pacific Place

The remodel of Hong Kong’s Pacific Place complex has delivered contemporary accents to an outdated 1980s building.

Natural stone and neutral colouring give the space a light and airy atmosphere, where the dark walnut can stand out.
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Worth Abbey

A Benedictine abbey from the 1970s has had a makeover, updating its interior to the 21st century while respecting history and tradition of craft.