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WHAT: Design-build camp for learning-by-doing on African architecture
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This new installation in the Contemporary Galleries on the second floor features art from
Alfred Whitehead Reading Room, 2013
Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art presents the first major survey in the UK of
TOMORROW: ELMGREEN & DRAGSET AT THE V&A
The V&A commissioned leading contemporary artists Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset to cr
Foster + Partners and Heatherwick Studio project in Shanghai gets off the ground
Construction is underway on a 420,000 sq m mixed-use development at the end of the Shanghai Bund. Comprising eight buildings and two soaring towers, the immense waterfront scheme has been designed by Foster + Partners and Heatherwick Studio.
Wrapped in a crafted stone and bronze shell will be ‘Grade A’ office spaces, a boutique hotel, an arts and cultural centre and retail spaces incorporating concept stores, high-end shops, boutiques and restaurant amenities. At the core of these facilities is a landscaped plaza which enables pedestrians to animate the space and access all public amenities.
Thomas Heatherwick, Founder of Heatherwick Studio details: “Sitting at the gateway to Shanghai’s Old Town, on the river bank where boats would arrive from the rest of the world, this is an extraordinary site which stood unoccupied for many years.
“In filling this last