Sunday, April 15

Thomas Heatherwick's intriguing sculptural spaces

Heatherwick Studio was established by the creative designer Thomas Heatherwick in 1994. A British multi disciplinary studio that creates architecture, product design, model making, fabrication, landscape design, fine art and curation. Visit

Wellcome Trust's chandelier sculpture in London

Thomas is an Honorary Fellow of the RIBA and a Senior Fellow at the Royal College of Art. He is the recipient of honorary doctorates from four British universities – Sheffield Hallam, Brighton, Dundee and Manchester Metropolitan. He has won the Prince Philip Designers Prize and in 2006, was the youngest practitioner to be appointed a Royal Designer for Industry. Watch the video below where he explains the ideas behind his projects.

Discover more about his projects from small, medium to large.

British Pavilion at the World Expo in Shanghai.

A cafe at a British beach.

An energy plant that embraces nature.

A Buddhist temple.

Model of the temple follows Gaudi's technique of bending fabric.

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