A horizontal platform was the solution used by Sir Norman Foster & Partners in its concept for a telecommunications facility in Spain. Located on the Monte Pedroso Ridge at Santiago de Compostela in Galicia, the design incorporates new public and educational facilities, as well as solving the problem generated by the `rapid and unsightly advance of telecoms’ in the area. `By locating the platform above the critical “line of sight threshold” and avoiding obstacles in the surrounding countryside the overall height is minimised, allowing more conventional and economic forms of construction to be adopted,’ says a spokeswoman for the practice.
We recently wrote about a long-lost Albanian alphabet, discovered by a university student from Kosovo. Now, typographers and graphic designers tell us about their favourite scripts, from Arabic ones
Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill has created the Saatchi Suite where visitors can experience and purchase the art and design which has been curated within the space.
As JK Rowling’s magical series celebrates its 20th anniversary, the British Library has opened a new exhibition to mark the occasion. We speak to exhibition design consultancy Easy Tiger Creative
We look back on the life and work of the Design Week columnist, independent creative director and social activist “who helped put black participation on the political map”.