The Breathtaking Designs of Thomas Heatherwick

March 7, 2007

Wired has a great article featuring the designs of Thomas Heatherwick, the young British phenom. Referred to as “the modern day da Vinci” by some, Heatherwick designs from an engineering perspective, creating sculptures and form that are truly unexpected.

Bleigiessen

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The sculpture above contains hundreds of thousands of glass beads suspended by cables. His bridge below silently and elegantly closes when it’s not being used.

Bridges

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Read Wired’s article or visit Heatherwick’s website to see what this “modern day da Vinci” is all about.

– chris

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