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Posts tagged 'Thomas Heatherwick'

Paradise Lost: the virtuosic moments and misfires of Thomas Heatherwick

Icon met Heatherwick in 2017. Portrait: Felicity McCabe. In the lobby of Thomas Heatherwick’s studio, a coffee table is being erected at impressive speed, its

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8 Architectural projects in Cape Town you should know

Aside from its natural beauty, Cape Town – the base of Design Indaba – plays host to numerous interesting and unusual architectural projects. Cape Town

Buildings

Selfie-stick architecture is as empty as New York’s Vessel

  The Vessel is just the latest, most obvious example of structures designed for Instagram first, argues design critic and former OnOffice editor Elissaveta Marinova  

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The Vessel opened in New York’s Hudson Yards and the reaction was very mixed

Inside Heatherwick’s Vessel, New York. Photo by Jeffrey Blum, Unsplash   Thomas Heatherwick’s design for a landmark centrepiece to the multimillion dollar Hudson Yards development

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Thomas Heatherwick’s vision for the Olympia regeneration

This grand survivor from Victorian London is about to be revitalised as a cultural hub and exhibition hall by Heatherwick Studio and SPPARC Architecture, writes

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Design Indaba 2018: A festival of optimism in the face of ecological turmoil

Morag Myerscough and Luke Morgan playful typographic playground at Design Indaba Design Indaba 2018 once again lured a roster of international designers, filmmakers, musicians and

Review

London’s defunct Garden Bridge project still stirring controversy

Boris Johnson maintains that collapse of the project was down a single journalists personal opinion of designer Thomas Heatherwick It may be absolutely, undeniably and

News

Icon 173: Thomas Heatherwick, Paola Antonelli, Paul Priestman and the legacy of Boris Johnson

In our latest issue, we interview superstar designer Heatherwick as he prepares to launch a host of landmark projects around the world In our interview

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Thomas Heatherwick in Singapore

The designer’s first permanent building in Asia is a series of staggered towers that rise up out of a university campus like a grove of

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19 March: The week’s most read

Bjarke Ingels, Thomas Heatherwick, Frei Otto and the Apple Watch were among the popular subjects on iconeye.com over the past seven days Bjarke Ingels’s Zootopia

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021

Set designer Lydia Chan creates maximalist London installation

Mecanoo transforms Mies van der Rohe’s MLK Library

London basketball court co-designed with local residents

Mario Cucinella designs Tuscan cultural centre with ‘suspended plaza’

London’s Courtauld Gallery reopens after redevelopment

Stella McCartney creates bicycles with artist designs

Circus-inspired wooden theatre built in historic Béziers


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

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Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021

Set designer Lydia Chan creates maximalist London installation

Mecanoo transforms Mies van der Rohe’s MLK Library

London basketball court co-designed with local residents

Mario Cucinella designs Tuscan cultural centre with ‘suspended plaza’

London’s Courtauld Gallery reopens after redevelopment

Stella McCartney creates bicycles with artist designs

Circus-inspired wooden theatre built in historic Béziers


Videos

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