Thomas Heatherwick lecture

With the Heatherwick London bus making its debut on the streets next month, there couldn’t be a better time to hear more about the work of Heatherwick Studio courtesy of Thomas Heatherwick himself, who will be giving a lecture in London next week.

Heatherwick will be speaking about his projects in the areas of architecture, urban infrastructure and furniture design in a talk hosted by Laurence King Publishing. He will also be taking questions from the audience.

New Bus for London

Source: Heatherwick Studio

New Bus for London

Among the incredible projects completed by Heatherwick studio, which was founded in 1994, are the stunning Seed Cathedral UK pavilion for the Shanghai Expo 2010, East Beach café in Littlehampton, and the Rolling Bridge, at London’s Paddington Basin.

Thomas Heatherwick, recipient of the London Design Medal in 2010, will be the subject of a solo show at the Victoria & Albert Museum , which opens in May.

The exhibition will feature objects including maquettes, prototypes and models grouped together in a series of ‘conceptual clusters’, each of which will be accompanied by film footage and audio clips.

New Bus for London
The Seed Cathedral, designed by Thomas Heatherwick

Heatherwick’s lecture is the first in a series of lectures put on by Laurence King, which form part of its new Student List offering. The next lecture, which takes place in March, will be from Graphic Thought Facility.

Design Week readers can get their hands on discounted tickets thanks to the kind people of Laurence King Publishing.

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The lecture takes place on 16 January at 7pm  at Hall One, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London, N1

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