Rick Mather Architects has been appointed as the lead consultant for the South Bank Centre development project in London. ‘What impressed us most was his [Rick Mather’s] superb intellect, his practical approach and his will to tackle the project…’ says South Bank Centre chairman Elliot Bernerd. The masterplanner will produce options for the Lottery- funded redesigns of the Hayward Gallery, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Purcell Room and the proposed British Film Institute headquarters.
A podcast series on designing for impact and a networking event for designers are among this month’s highlights.
Nesta U-Shisha has been positioned as a safer alternative to traditional pipes, potentially cutting down cancer risks and carbon emissions.
The capital’s most prominent design festival celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.
This year’s competition invited designers in training to revamp the cover of three well-known books across adult fiction, adult non-fiction and children’s literature.