A competition charting the future of boat design will seek Government approval today, when manufacturing minister Alan Johnson surveys the 20-strong shortlist of entries. Concept Boat 2002 floats ideas for prototypes of small, transportable craft that could help address problems such as increasing flood waters and congestion on the roads. Designs range from Keith Matthews’ pump-free inflatable to Chris Johnson’s Land Rover-inspired vessel. The competition will be on view at the Southampton Boat Show until 22 September.
The galleries in Great Missenden explore the life of the children’s author, who lived in the village – an inspiration for many stories – for 36 years.
The Nottinghamshire forest best known for its association with make-believe rogue and hero Robin Hood has had a revamp, with a new visitor centre, branding and wayfinding centred around environment
The Wild lets users design spaces and share their vision “in real time”, which the company claims can help bridge the gap between ideas and reality
McDermott & McGough’s piece is a functional, secular safe space that can be used by the public for quiet contemplation or hired out for ceremonies.