Six buildings have been shortlisted for the Stirling Prize this October. Favourites are: the Jubilee Library in Brighton by Bennetts Associates, with Lomax Cassidy and Edwards, and the McLaren Technology Centre in Woking by Foster and Partners. The other nominations are: Zaha Hadid’s BMW Central Building in Leipzig; Fawood Children’s Centre in Harlesden by Alsop Design; the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh by EMBT/RMJM; and the Lewis Gluckman Gallery at University College, Cork by O’Donnell and Tuomey.
The new permanent displays are part of a year-long, Department for Transport led initiative to get more young people to study engineering.
This month, an exhibition opened showcasing 20 years of Penguin Essentials. Now, designers tell us about their favourite editions of books with illustrated covers.
Pentagram partner Michael Bierut has had a 40-year-career, which spans the ubiquitous Hillary Clinton US presidential campaign logo, Mastercard’s first rebrand in 20 years and the wayfinding for the New
Queens of Industry runs until 2019 at Leeds Industrial Museum, and tells the stories of working women who acted as industrial ambassadors for Britain throughout the 20th century.