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Founder and principal

Heatherwick Studio

Thomas Heatherwick is the founder of Heatherwick Studio, which was launched in 1994 and today houses a team of over 160 architects, designers and makers in a combined studio and workshop in London.

Notable projects include the Olympic Cauldron for the 2012 Olympic Games, the New Bus for London, and the award-winning UK Pavilion for the Shanghai World Expo 2010.

In 2004, Heatherwick was the youngest practitioner to be appointed to the UK’s Faculty of Royal Designers for Industry. Nine years later he received a CBE for services to the design industry.