New Bus For London by Thomas Heatherwick

British designer and current wunderkind in chief Thomas Heatherwick has co-designed the replacement for London’s iconic Routemaster bus, mayor Boris Johnson announced yesterday morning.

Heatherwick designed the two-storey bus in collaboration with bus manufacturer The Wright Group.

The new buses are due to go into service by 2012. See a video about the design of the bus here.

Read the original blog post here on Dezeen.