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Thomas Heatherwick on People, Plants, Buses and Buildings

Thomas Heatherwick on People, Plants, Buses and Buildings
Thomas Heatherwick on People, Plants, Buses and Buildings, Thomas Heatherwick. Image © Jason Alden
Thomas Heatherwick. Image © Jason Alden

In an exclusive hour-long interview with British designer Thomas Heatherwick, Monocle's Andrew Tuck discusses building a business in the world of design and architecture, the process behind revamping the iconic red London bus, and the inspiration behind placing people – and plants – at the heart of the River Thames. Heatherwick leads London-based Heatherwick Studio, a multidisciplinary design practice who have recently completed a distillery in England and a learning hub in central Singapore, They are currently collaborating with BIG on the new Google Campus in San Francisco having been recently labelled as among the top ten most innovative architectural practices of 2015 by FastCompany.

Listen to the interview in full below:

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Cite: James Taylor-Foster. "Thomas Heatherwick on People, Plants, Buses and Buildings" 15 Jun 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/642207/thomas-heatherwick-monocle/> ISSN 0719-8884