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Thomas Heatherwick’s Vessel: Public Amenity or “Playground for Billionaires?”

Thomas Heatherwick’s Vessel: Public Amenity or “Playground for Billionaires?”

The designer’s expensive plan for a “staircase to nowhere” in NYC has inspired a mix of rants and raves. Here’s why.

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March 23, 2017

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Diamond Schmitt Joins Forces with Thomas Heatherwick

Diamond Schmitt Joins Forces with Thomas Heatherwick

London’s Heatherwick Studio and Diamond Schmitt of Toronto have teamed up to reimagine David Geffen Hall, the Lincoln Center’s largest concert hall.

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December 17, 2015

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Thomas Heatherwick’s Learning Hub in Singapore

Thomas Heatherwick’s Learning Hub in Singapore

The in-demand designer gives the Nanyang Technological University a hive-like student centre wrapped in ribbed concrete panels.

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September 21, 2015

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Lectures London, UK April 15, 2014
Thomas Heatherwick

Razia Iqbal interviews Thomas Heatherwick about his unique approach to design and the projects that have defined his diverse career, including his breathtaking spined pavilion at the 2010 World Expo…

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Heatherwick’s Vessel… and 5 More Memorable Staircases

Heatherwick’s Vessel… and 5 More Memorable Staircases

Thomas Heatherwick’s Vessel, an awe-inspiring architectural sculpture that looms over a newly revamped Hudson Yards, has just opened in New York. The towering tangle of intersecting staircases inspired us to round up a few of the most memorable staircases we’ve seen lately. 

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4 days ago

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Heatherwick Studio Transforms Two Warehouses Into a Shopping District

Heatherwick Studio Transforms Two Warehouses Into a Shopping District

Coal Drop Yards, Heatherwick Studio’s contribution to the redevelopment of London’s King’s Cross neighbourhood, is topped with a sinuous “kissing” crown.

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November 7, 2018

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Designer Books & More, From Modern Ruin to Pop-Up City

Designer Books & More, From Modern Ruin to Pop-Up City

A documentary revisiting the 1964 New York State Pavilion, a compendium by Thomas Heatherwick and a collection of pop-up installations that explore the “flexibilisation” of urban environments.

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January 20, 2016

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Top 30: The Most Iconic Chairs of the Past 30 Years (Part 3)

Top 30: The Most Iconic Chairs of the Past 30 Years (Part 3)

Sustainable chairs, playful loungers and ultra-minimal seats – the final instalment of our look back on 30 iconic chairs over the past 30 years shows designers like Thomas Heatherwick, Hella Jongerius and Studio Job having fun with form.

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April 7, 2015

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8 Amazing Designs in Glass

8 Amazing Designs in Glass

From Thomas Heatherwick’s Bombay Sapphire Distillery in London to Dominic Wilcox’s driverless car topped with a stained-glass dome, we look at eight innovative uses of the translucent material.

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December 30, 2014

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2014 in Review: Top 10 Big Projects

2014 in Review: Top 10 Big Projects

From a glass distillery in London (by the always-inventive Thomas Heatherwick) to Jean Nouvel’s skyscraper in Sydney (draped entirely in greenery), here are 10 of the most mind-bendingly ambitious buildings completed this year.

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December 24, 2014

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