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Grains to Galleries: Heatherwick design converts South African silos into a cathedral for art

A monolithic cluster of concrete silos on the Cape Town waterfront is the subject of a dramatic surgical intervention. The industrial relic will be transformed by Thomas Heatherwick into an art museum planned for the city’s V&A Waterfront. The project entails the conversion of the grain silo complex into a new space to house and display the […]
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Heatherwick Tapped to Design $75 Million Icon for NYC

Related Companies founder Stephen Ross has commissioned London designer and architect Thomas Heatherwick… to design what could be, according to the Wall Street Journal, “one of the most expensive works of public art in the world.” Planned to be the Sigue leyendo

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Thomas Heatherwick Designs ‘Garden Bridge’ in London

After winning a Transport for London (TfL) tender for ideas to improve pedestrian access across the River Thames, Thomas Heatherwick and Arup… unveiled plans for a new ‘Garden Bridge’ that will span the river from Temple to the Southbank. The Sigue leyendo

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Punk-Rock Architecture: Studded, Spiked Buildings In Honor Of The Met Costume Institute


Johnny Rotten’s spikes have nothing on JDS Architects’ VM House. Photo of John Lydon, 1976, by Ray Stevenson/Rex USA Studded leather jackets and spiked colors are back, thanks to the Metropolitan Museum’s highly publicized “Punk: Chaos to Couture” show, which opens tomorrow in New York City. And while we know that punk constitutes much more than …Continue Reading
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Iwan Baan’s Amazing Architecture Photos On View In Los Angeles!

“Shanghai #1,” 2010, by Iwan Baan, depicts the Shanghai Expo’s British Pavilion, designed by Heatherwick Studio The groundbreaking architecture photographer — and A+ Awards juror — Iwan Baan has a new exhibition opening in Los Angeles this evening. “The Way We Live,” which runs through April 13 at the Perry Rubenstein Gallery, features a selection Sigue leyendo

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Top 10: Sexy Staircases

There’s something sexy about staircases: the curvy lines, the abstract geometry, the drama they add to a room! Stairs belong to some of the oldest architectural structures in the world, dating all the way back to 6000 BC. Since then they have cap… Sigue leyendo

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The City In Motion: Architecture + Mobility

Renderings: SOM Architizer is hosting the world’s definitive architectural awards program, with 50+ categories and 200+ jurors. As part of an ongoing series, we’re spotlighting projects that fit the “Plus” categories, which tap into topical a… Sigue leyendo

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Antorcha de los Juegos Olímpicos de Londres 2012 | Heatherwick Studio

La muy esperada antorcha de Juegos Olímpicos 2012 diseñada por  Thomas Heatherwick , se reveló en la ceremonia inaugural. El diente de León, se compone de 204 pétalos (cada uno representando una nación de la competencia), la que se adjuntan al apalancamiento que deriva de la bomba de gas natural de cada pétalo. Los tallos suavemente [...] Sigue leyendo

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