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Thomas Heatherwick: ‘I wanted to be an inventor’Subscription

By Kate Goodwin

As projects grow in scale and complexity, Heatherwick Studio seeks to maintain its original design philosophy to create surprising objets, sensual details and pleasurable spaces

AR Emerging Architecture

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Zeitz geist: Zeitz MOCAA, Cape Town, South Africa by Heatherwick StudioSubscription

Heatherwick’s spectacular cultural building in Cape Town is not entirely at ease with its financial bedfellows


Rolling Bridge by Thomas Heatherwick StudioSubscription

AR_EA 2005 Highly commended: A new innovative footbridge animates Paddington’s still waters


Learning Hub in Singapore by Thomas HeatherwickSubscription

Brand Heatherwick lands in Singapore with a towering student centre taking his Asian campaign to new heights


2004 January: Sitting Pretty, 'Sitooterie' by Thomas HeatherwickSubscription

This spiky pavilion in the landscape is a highly ingenious exploration of form and materials


2006 August: Longchamp Boutique by Heatherwick Studio (New York, USA)Subscription

Thomas Heatherwick stuns Manhattan with his new store for Longchamp


2002 April: Urban Square by Heatherwick Studio (Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK)Subscription

Thomas Heatherwick’s characteristically inventive, seductive and radical approach to materials finds vibrant expression in this project for a city square


1998 January: Harvey Nichols Department Store by Heatherwick Studio (London, UK)Subscription

Part sculpture, part window dressing, this eye-catching temporary installation in a London department store celebrates the tectonic and sensuous potential of modest materials

Applying finishing touches to the extraordinary structure, which resembles a dandelion or beached sea urchin, sitting in a sunken plaza like ‘an unwrapped gift’, according to Heatherwick. The plaza will host performances for the duration of the Expo

British Pavilion by Heatherwick Studio, Shanghai, ChinaSubscription

Thomas Heatherwick Studio’s quivering seed-studded pavilion for Expo 2010 Shanghai. Photography


A Christmas card from HeatherwickSubscription

Season’s greetings from Thomas Heatherwick elevate the humble Christmas card to angelic heights

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Thomas Heatherwick's show at the V&ASubscription

By Lynda Relph-Knight

Meeting the Maker: With a major retrospective of his work and an acompanying paving slab sized book, Thomas Heatherwick takes a moment to reflect on twenty years of work

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London, UK – Heatherwick Studio's British Pavilion wins the Lubetkin PrizeVideoSubscription

‘Seed cathedral’ wins Lubetkin Prize