Thomas Heatherwick

Fourth suicide shuts down New York’s towering Vessel yet again

Critics fault developers for not raising the barriers around the steps of the spiralling 150ft-tall structure to prevent deaths

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Thomas Heatherwick’s Vessel to reopen in Hudson Yards—without higher barriers

Visitors will have to come in groups, and buy tickets that will help pay for more security, after three suicides at the site

Art Nouveau pioneer Alphonse Mucha’s Slav Epic finds a home at last—and it’s designed by Thomas Heatherwick

Monumental cycle of 20 paintings will be displayed in the Savarin development in central Prague

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Heatherwick’s Vessel closed to the public after third suicide in less than a year

The community board has asked the developer to raise the height of platform barriers to prevent further deaths

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