Airport operator BAA is in the final stages of establishing its roster of some 100 design and architecture suppliers. BAA is interviewing the shortlisted groups and hopes to have a completed roster by the end of April, according to BAA design director Raymond Turner.
We speak to baton designer Laura Nyahuye about the work behind the project and how her Zimbabwean heritage influenced the design.
The cultural festival will take place between March and October in 2022, and features high profile commissions involving the likes of Assemble and Dr Nelly Ben Hayoun.
The new “simplified” designs have been influenced by audience research showing that the BBC’s previous look was “old fashioned”.
Mother Design New York has developed the brand, which launches alongside refurbished interiors from consultancy Yabu Pushelberg.