Zaha Hadid to Design New London Airport

Design News 02.27.13

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London mayor Boris Johnson has selected Zaha Hadid Architects to design a new major airport in southeast England. Johnson stressed the urgency of a swift solution to London's air traffic woes, charging the famed architect and a team of top engineers to “[deliver] a fulsome examination of the most realistic solutions to our aviation crisis in the shortest time possible.”

In other news, a 3D printing pen raises $2 million on Kickstarter, and an artist uses junk to create Tetris-like art. See the headlines after the jump.

• London Mayor Selects Zaha Hadid To Design New Major Airport | Architizer
• Guys Behind World’s First 3D Printing Pen Launch Kickstarter, Raise Almost $2 Million In 5 Days | Architizer
• An Artist Who Plays Tetris With Real-World Junk | Co.Design

(Image: Zaha Hadid Architects)

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