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Dezeen Wire: London 2012 Olympic cauldron designer Thomas Heatherwick has revealed that he has been inundated with messages of support from people "moved by his spectacular creation". Speaking to the Independent, Heatherwick also says he ignored advice to avoid having moving parts in the cauldron, which features around 1,000 moving components. " "It's probably more complex than a Swiss watch," Heatherwick says - read the article in the Independent.
Five years ago this week woven materials and netting featured heavily in architecture and design, as Thomas Heatherwick completed an undulating facade of woven steel around the entrance to a London hospital (above) and graduate designer Sarah Moucher presented a light made from removable ceramic links (below). More