Heatherwick, Nouvel and BIG in running for Design of the Year

Zeitz Mocaa by Heatherwick Studio

Gallery: OMA, Smiljan Radic and Mad also shortlisted in architecture category

Thomas Heatherwick’s reworking of a South African grain silo into an art gallery has been shortlisted for Design of the Year.

His Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa in Cape Town is one of 19 projects in the running for the architecture category in the Design Museum’s awards.

BIG’s Lego House in Denmark, Jean Nouvel’s Louvre Abu Dhabi and OMA’s Qatar National Library join him on the shortlist along with a host of lesser-known practices from around the world.

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