Heatherwick was a British designer who founded Heatherwick Studio in 1994. In this workspace they would invent and create anything object from a chair to a large sculpture. The studio was a wayy to bring craft, design, architecture and urban planning together in a single workspace.
The Heatherwick studio completed projects which include a number of internationally celebrated buildings, including the award-winning “Learning Hub” at Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University and the UK Pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo 2010
In 2005, The Rolling Bridge was opened at London’s Paddington Basin, created by Thomas Heatherwick. The bridge would usually be curled up in a octagon, and at noon it uncurls itself forming eight triangular sections straighten out right across, to provide a bridge for people to cross over to the other side.