Middlesbrough’s £500m Tees Valley Regeneration scheme has unveiled its masterplan by Alsop Architects, with additional graphics by Smoothe. The project aims to rejuvenate an area of redundant waterfront adjacent to Middlesbrough Football Club’s Riverside Stadium. The Alsop vision will see apartment blocks ‘like Prada skirts’, a multi-storey hotel ‘in the shape of a champagne bottle’ and a ‘space invader-inspired’ Museum of Digital Media. Work is due to begin on site this week.
As we approach the most wonderful time of the year, we ask creative directors what gift someone should buy a designer for Christmas.
The digital design consultancy has appointed a new head, who will oversee its six global offices and lead on growing the business in size and helping it make more money.
Send us photos of your offices decorated for Christmas, and we’ll be publishing a selection of the best ones next week.
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