It might sound like something out of Woody Allen’s film Sleeper, but second-man-on-the-moon Buzz Aldrin reckons space resorts will be all the rage in 20 years’ time. Working closely with resort architects Wimberly Allison Tong & Goo he is looking to turn its initial design concept (pictured) into a reality by the year 2017. Indeed Aldrin has left no stone unturned – the design even includes a refuge for those passengers expected to suffer from ‘space sickness’. And, while he may have played second fiddle to Neil Armstrong 30 years ago, it is clear he derived just as much from the experience. ‘The view from space is like having a globe on your desk,’ he says.
Industry professionals react to the European Commission’s decision to stop the UK from hosting the cultural programme as a result of Brexit.
Designer Morag Myerscough, architect Alison Brooks and urban planner Mike Rawlinson have been given the award this year, while structural engineer Tristram Carfrae has been named as the master of
Research from the Office for National Statistics has shown that full-time graphic designers earn £25,900 annually, which is less than musicians, journalists and architects.
The Future Starts Here explores the advantages and perils of ever-advancing technology and product design, from artificial intelligence to 3D-printing and cryogenic freezing.