The UK Pavilion at the 2010 Shanghai Expo expresses British creativity and environmental engagement at the biggest event of its kind since the Expo phenomenon began in 1851 with the Great Exhibition at London's Crystal Palace. Since then, there have b
Falling Water: (Artist Naomi Reis's) Reis says her working style is "In tribute to now faded drawings of yesterday’s visionaries, I appropriate the pre-computer language of manual drafting to tell the story of imaginary places." This work features waterfalls, lily pads and other hydroponic plants.
A solo show of work by British designer Thomas Heatherwick opens at the V in London this week, featuring prototypes, experiments, material samples and finished works from key projects including UK Pavilion at Shanghai Expo 2010 and his recent redesign of the double decker London bus.
The star designer behind the Olympic cauldron and Routemaster bus has turned his attention to the Bombay Sapphire premium gin brand, creating bell jar glasshouses for its distillery – and inventing a heritage that it’s never had, writes Oliver Wainwright
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