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Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)

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  • Kløverbladsgade 56
    2500 Valby

    Copenhagen,

Firm Description

BIG is a Copenhagen and New York based group of architects, designers, builders and thinkers operating within the fields of architecture, urbanism, research and development. The office is currently involved in a large number of projects throughout Europe, North America, Asia and the Middle East. BIG’s architecture emerges out of a careful analysis of how contemporary life constantly evolves and changes. Not least due to the influence from multicultural exchange, global economical flows and communication technologies that all together require new ways of architectural and urban organization. We believe that in order to deal with today’s challenges, architecture can profitably move into a field that has been largely unexplored. A pragmatic utopian architecture that steers clear of the petrifying pragmatism of boring boxes and the naïve utopian ideas of digital formalism. Like a form of programmatic alchemy we create architecture by mixing conventional ingredients such as living, leisure, working, parking and shopping. By hitting the fertile overlap between pragmatic and utopia, we architects once again find the freedom to change the surface of our planet, to better fit contemporary life forms.

Projects

  1. Gammel Hellerup Sports & Arts Expansion

    Gammel Hellerup Sports & Arts Expansion

    Hellerup, Denmark

  2. Award Winning Gammel Hellerup Gymnasium

    Gammel Hellerup Gymnasium

    Hellerup, Denmark

  3. Award Winning Danish National Maritime Museum

    Danish National Maritime Museum

    Helsingør, Denmark

  4. Award Winning Amager Resource Center

    Amager Resource Center

    Copenhagen, Denmark

  5. MECA - Maison de l’Economie Creative et de la Culture en Aquitaine

    MECA - Maison de l’Economie Creative et de la Culture en Aquitaine

    Bordeaux, France

  6. Award Winning Superkilen

    Superkilen

    Copenhagen, Denmark

  7. Award Winning 8 House

    8 House

    Copenhagen, Denmark

  8. LEGO House

    LEGO House

    Billund, Denmark

  9. 950-974 Market

    950-974 Market

    San Francisco, CA, United States

  10. Award Winning Gammel Hellerup Gymnasium

    Gammel Hellerup Gymnasium

    Hellerup, Denmark

  11. Museum of the Human Body

    Museum of the Human Body

    Montpellier, France

  12. The Honeycomb Albany Bahamas

    The Honeycomb Albany Bahamas

    Bahamas

  13. Phoenix Observation Tower

    Phoenix Observation Tower

    Phoenix, AZ, United States

  14. Marina Lofts

    Marina Lofts

    Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

  15. Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 6

    Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 6

    New York, NY, United States

  16. ArtA - Art Cluster Arnhem

    ArtA - Art Cluster Arnhem

    Arnhem, Netherlands

  17. The BIG U

    The BIG U

    New York, NY, United States

  18. Award Winning Amager Resource Center

    Amager Resource Center

    Copenhagen, Denmark

  19. Award Winning West 57th

    West 57th

    New York, NY, United States

  20. Two World Trade Center

    Two World Trade Center

    New York, New York

  21. Metz

    Metz

    Frankfurt, Germany

  22. 1200 Intrepid

    1200 Intrepid

    Philadelphia, PA

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