As reported in Design Week on 10 February, the CrossMillennia consortium has applied for Ãº50m Millennium cash towards its Ãº150m scheme to transform derelict land at King’s Cross in London. But the plans, which include a home for the National Film and Television School, have been hit by the reported withdrawal of Ralph Erskine, part of the architectural team, in a fees dispute.
The council has chosen design consultants Publica to provide strategic oversight for its £235 million plan, which may include “more plants, reduced traffic and fewer building emissions”.
Some 25 years on from its first launch, the series dedicated to great thinkers and philosophers is being updated with 20 more titles.
The visual refresh hopes to make the data-heavy environmental and energy resources magazine stand out from its competitors.
D&AD foundations director Paul Drake advises design graduates and those studying to make the most of the current spirit of “generosity” in the industry.