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Copenhill: BIG opens Power Plant with Ski Slope on Top

Designed by BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group, SLA, AKT, Lüchinger+Meyer, MOE and Rambøll, CopenHill opens as a new breed of waste-to-energy plant topped with a ski slope, hiking trail and climbing wall, embodying the notion of hedonistic sustainability while aligning with Copenhagen’s goal of becoming the world’s first carbon-neutral city by 2025. CopenHill, also known as Amager […]

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Industrial Brick Loft Conversion by CMC Architects

Loft with love by CMC architects: The old layout of the place where beer fermented and beer buckets were stored gave stimulus to an original design of an open and, at the same time, introspective space for creative and modern housing in an industrial spirit. The historical First Municipal Brewery in Prague-Holešovice – a place […]

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Nightingale 1: A Sustainable and People-Centered Housing Development

This is old Brunswick, it’s industrial, and it’s run down, yet there exists a strangely endearing quality of this area – it’s people, it’s sense of community. It is a melting pot of migrant activity, everyone coming together to form one totally imperfect community. This is the home of Nightingale 1. Emerging from the success […]

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MÉCA: A New Cultural Centre by BIG and FREAKS Architects opens in Bordeaux

Designed by BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group and FREAKS freearchitects, MÉCA creates a frame for the celebration of contemporary art, film and performances, giving Bordeaux the gift of art-filled public space from the waterfront to the city’s new urban room. Centrally located between the River Garonne and Saint-Jean train station, the new 18,000 m2 Maison de l’Économie […]

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Tesseract House – Self-Initiated Contemporary Architecture Conceived as a Business Case

Tesseract house is a contemporary new build in the Long Branch neighbourhood of Toronto. A speculative, self-initiated project designed without a client, it was an exercise to demonstrate that high-quality contemporary architecture is in demand in the marketplace. The project was successfully completed when the development team was able to sell quickly and exceeded the […]

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House Behind the Wall by Mjölk Architects

Mjölk architects presents its House Behind the Wall—It all started with our clients’ purchase of a house over a hundred years old. The traditional building with a gable roof was at its end. Its stone basement was still in a good condition so we decided to take down the rest of the house and use […]

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Manifesto Market: An Urban Market Developed on a Former Wasteland in Prague

Manifesto Market, a gastro and cultural market located on a former wasteland in the heart of Prague, became city’s new and hot must-visit place. Pointing to the organizer’s penchant for the future city and international flare, the market is completely cashless. Founded by the design-focused nonprofit organization, reSITE, and designed by a trio of young […]

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Isenberg School of Management opens Business Innovation Hub by BIG

Designed by BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group and Architect of Record Goody Clancy, the copper-clad Business Innovation Hub at the heart of the University of Massachusetts Amherst adds 70,000SF of hyper-collaborative study and social space to one of the top-30 public business schools in the United States. The new expansion and partial renovation of the Isenberg School […]

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ZEIL 111 in Frankfurt – a never ending storyline

For more than 500 years the chemist’s shop Hirsch Apotheke has been located at the very same site in Frankfurt‘s city centre. Its address Zeil 111 is nowadays part of Germany’s most frequented shopping street – a street that never sleeps. Moreover, Hirsch Apotheke is the birthplace of one Germany’s most well known medical-humanitarian foundations, […]

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Haus Gables: A New Residential Project Designed and Developed by Jennifer Bonner

Haus Gables, a new ground-up residential project designed and developed by architectural designer Jennifer Bonner, director of MALL, has recently completed construction in the Old Fourth Ward neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia.  The 2,200-­square-­foot home challenges the domestic interior through materiality, color, and form. It is one of only two residences in the country made of […]

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BIG Unveils Oceanix City at the United Nations

As part of UN-Habitat’s New Urban Agenda, floating cities non-profit OCEANIX, the MIT Center for Ocean Engineering, BIG and partners propose a vision for the world’s first resilient and sustainable floating community for 10,000 residents: Oceanix City. The first UN high-level roundtable on Sustainable Floating Cities brought together innovators, explorers, marine engineers and scientists at […]

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Manmade Hillside: Prefabricated Timber Housing in Stockholm by BIG

The 25,000m2 wooden hillside at the edge of Stockholm’s treasured national park Gärdet celebrates its official opening together with the city’s tallest new structure, OMA’s Norra Tornen. Both buildings were inaugurated today by BIG Founding Partner Bjarke Ingels, Mayor of Stockholm Anna König Jerlmyr, City Architect Torleif Falk, CEO of Oscar Properties Oscar Engelbert and […]

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