Much of the news in the “space race” for Silicon Valley dominance has focused on the Big Three: Google, Apple, and Facebook have all been competing to build Imperial Star Destroyer-size new HQs. But now we learn that LinkedIn also has big plans to grow its campus. And a failed land-grab by Google almost stopped it.
This is a new glass house on the grounds of the new Bombay Sapphire complex in Hampshire, England, opening this week. The Thomas Heatherwick designed-building almost looks like one of the company's iconic blue bottles of booze. Gin and tonic, anyone?
The United Arab Emirates has been overrun with a surge of costly and extravagant developments over the past decade including the Palm Islands and Burj Khalifa in Dubai. Now, a 125,000 square-meter park in Abu Dhabi will join them—but this isn't your average mega-development.
Artist-engineer Thomas Heatherwick's "Garden Bridge" proposal is open for public feedback in the UK. A heavily forested pathway stretching across the Thames, Heatherwick's bridge would be the second pedestrian-only bridge constructed in London in less than two decades, succeeding Norman Foster's initially infamous—but…
Feast your eyes on the architecture of Thomas Heatherwick. He's a soft-spoken British architect who explains to the TED conference audience how he thought it was a shame that drawbridges became "broken" in order to do their drawing up, so he created one that turns into a circle. "We liked the fact the two furthest…
How do you make an outdoor sculpture look like raining metal? Here's how London architect/designer/artist Thomas Heatherwick did it when creating this 100-foot-high sculpture for the Wellcome Trust building in London: