Good morning and welcome back to another roundup of the day’s art, design, architecture, and transportation news as we slouch towards the weekend (guaranteed to be another scorcher, sadly).
Here’s what you need to know today:
Thomas Heatherwick rebukes rumors, says he isn’t designing the U.K.’s COVID memorial
Days after it came to light that Thomas Heatherwick had been corresponding with UK government officials about potentially designing a national COVID memorial, he’s shot down the rumors. The English artist and designer told Dezeen that his eponymous studio had only been approached in an advisory capacity to the UK Commission on Covid Commemoration to help generate ideas. The prospective memorial would commemorate
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