Compose a 1250 words assignment on thomas heatherwick: the da vinci of our times or solving problems that don’t need solving. Needs to be plagiarism free! Leonardo Da Vinci (living between the 1450s – 1520s) went a different or abnormal way. Leonardo Da Vinci created the scientific hypothesis that the mountains were once near the coast lines. Da Vinci espoused that as time went by, the continuing movements of our earth’s crust moved the present day mountains farther and farther away from the oceans’ coastlines. Modern day archaeology discoveries showed erosion and the earth’s movements moved the mountains several miles away and from the sea shores (Koutsoukos 5). If a person was living in Leonardo Da Vinci’s time, such person believed Leonardo Da Vinci is abnormal (Learning 420).
Based on the prior discussions on Leonardo Da Vinci’s advanced theories, Thomas Heatherwick’s 22st century architectural concepts firmly fits into the fitting shoes of the 21st Century reincarnation of Leonardo Da Vinci. Thomas Heatherwick refused to abide by the logical consequence concepts of other average-minded architects (McKeon 5). As average minded architects, the building “drawers” normally preferred to imitate or copy the mundane architectural concepts of popular architects. Thomas Heatherwick abhorred the mundane architectural structures of our 21st century buildings as “without a soul”.
As a growing up kid, Thomas Heatherwick decided to take up architecture in order to upgrade architecture into the 22nd century. A shown by some of Thomas Heatherwick’s creations, it is undoubtedly clear that Thomas Heatherwick successfully succeeded in improving on face of the present day architectural landscape. For example, Heatherwick’s Eat Beach Café was designed to fill the needs of the rich and poor beach goers (Feigel 10). Thomas Heatherwick was popular because he had the genius capacity to solve problems needed to be solved, revolting against standardized architecture’s creativity absence (Gartman 259).