Haworth Tompkins – RCA Dyson Building

image © : Helene Binet

It’s all change at the Royal College of Art. In recent years various big names have retired, including Nigel Coates and Ron Arad, and the college has hired a new rector, Paul Thompson. Under Thompson’s direction the school is planning to revamp its courses and nearly double in size from about 800 to 1,500 students over the next few years. The strategy is an attempt to respond to the adverse winds blowing through higher education while preserving the global reputation of the RCA, which punches well above its weight.

full article in Icon magazine