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London’s Design Museum director on modern museum culture, Chinese design and his storied career

Deyan Sudjic, of London’s Design Museum, has helped shape the culture of modern museums. He looks back on his storied career and talks about the changing role of museums, audience participation and Chinese design.

Deyan Sudjic, of London’s Design Museum, has helped shape the culture of modern museums. He looks back on his storied career and talks about the changing role of museums, audience participation and Chinese design.

12 Dec 2019 - 8:15PM
Designer of Shanghai’s 1000 Trees development, Google’s new London HQ, Coal Drops Yard and Singapore’s The Hive on connecting to the human scale

British designer Thomas Heatherwick is behind Shanghai’s 1000 Trees development and is one of the few recognisable Western designers in Asia. He talks about connecting to the human scale and ‘reassuring people’ in large spaces.

British designer Thomas Heatherwick is behind Shanghai’s 1000 Trees development and is one of the few recognisable Western designers in Asia. He talks about connecting to the human scale and ‘reassuring people’ in large spaces.

22 Nov 2019 - 12:32PM
Modern architecture in China by Aedas, Zaha Hadid and other star firms: is it awesome or absurd?

From Beijing’s Wangjing Soho to Macau’s Morpheus Hotel, Kris Provoost’s new book includes more than 100 photos of iconic buildings from cities around China and essays on the quality of modern architecture in the country.

From Beijing’s Wangjing Soho to Macau’s Morpheus Hotel, Kris Provoost’s new book includes more than 100 photos of iconic buildings from cities around China and essays on the quality of modern architecture in the country.

19 Nov 2019 - 8:28PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM