British designer Thomas Heatherwick at Coal Drops Yard, the new shopping and dining district in London. Photo: Marcus Hawk British designer Thomas Heatherwick at Coal Drops Yard, the new shopping and dining district in London. Photo: Marcus Hawk
British designer Thomas Heatherwick at Coal Drops Yard, the new shopping and dining district in London. Photo: Marcus Hawk

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, one of the few recognisable Western designers in Asia, says large projects need to integrate with the human experience
  • His 1000 Trees project in Shanghai is almost revolutionary in the context of Chinese urban planning

Topic |   Architecture and design
British designer Thomas Heatherwick at Coal Drops Yard, the new shopping and dining district in London. Photo: Marcus Hawk British designer Thomas Heatherwick at Coal Drops Yard, the new shopping and dining district in London. Photo: Marcus Hawk
British designer Thomas Heatherwick at Coal Drops Yard, the new shopping and dining district in London. Photo: Marcus Hawk
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