Thomas Heatherwick




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Thomas Heatherwick


How do you turn a paper mill into a gin distillery? Let every country in the Olympic Games take part in making and lighting the Olympic Cauldron? Design a building using an electron microscope? Produce a new bus for London that uses less fuel? Make someone eat your business card? Develop a new kind of mosque? Turn the back door of a hospital into its front door? Grow a meadow in the centre of a city? Generate the form of a building in less than a minute? Use saliva as an ingredient of a Christmas card? Create a piece of architecture that represents a nation?

This is the definitive publication on one of the world’s most exceptional designers. More than 600 pages, 140 projects and hundreds of photographs, illustrations and sketches, this once-in-a-generation monograph will excite, inspire and serve as an invaluable resource for creative solutions and the joy of making for many years to come.

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Weight 2435 g
Dimensions 21.2 x 24.3 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 1 September 2015
Number of pages 640
Format Paperback / softback
Dimensions 21.2 x 24.3 cm
Weight 2435 g


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Thomas Heatherwick, winner of countless international design awards, is Honorary Fellow, RIBA; Senior Fellow, Royal College of Art; and was the youngest practitioner to be appointed a Royal Designer for Industry (2006).

Masie Rowe is a landscape architect and associate of the Thomas Heatherwick studio since 1998.