Archinect - News 2016-10-27T06:54:08-04:00 Thomas Heatherwick awarded Honorary Fellowship by Goldsmiths, University of London Ellen Hancock 2016-07-05T10:47:00-04:00 >2016-07-05T10:47:11-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="757" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Heatherwick who founded Heatherwick Studio in 1994 has been recognised for his 'innovative' contribution to the architecture and design field.&nbsp;</p><p>Writer and Goldsmiths lecturer Adam Mars-Jones, who will introduce Goldsmiths&rsquo; new Honorands to the stage over four graduation ceremonies this July, says:<em>&nbsp;</em></p><p><em>&ldquo;Thomas Heatherwick has a multi-disciplinary approach, a practice of looking<br>at things afresh and moving in unexpected directions, so that the resulting objects are both elegant design solutions and examples of lateral thinking made visible.&rdquo;</em><br>&nbsp;</p><p>His best known projects include the Olympic Cauldron for the London 2012 Olympic Games and the New Bus for London. In 2013 he was awarded a CBE for his services to design.&nbsp;</p> Seven International Architects Selected as 2013 AIA Honorable Fellows Alexander Walter 2013-02-11T17:07:00-05:00 >2013-02-14T12:50:47-05:00 <img src="" width="530" height="266" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The American Institute of Architects has bestowed Honorary Fellowships on seven international architects for their achievements in the field of architecture.</p></em><br /><br /><p> This year's honorable fellows are:</p> <ul><li> Zvi Hecker of Zvi Hecker Architect (Germany)</li> <li> Ladislav L&aacute;bus of Ladislav L&aacute;bus AA - Architektonick&yacute; Atelier (Czech Republic)</li> <li> Francisco Mangado of Mangado y Asociados, S.L. (Spain)</li> <li> Fernando Romero of FR-EE | Fernando Romero Enterprise (Mexico)</li> <li> Matthias Sauerbruch of Sauerbruch Hutton (Germany)</li> <li> Ben van Berkel of UNStudio (The Netherlands)</li> <li> Siegfried Zhiqiang Wu of Tongji University (China)</li> </ul>