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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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Modular Constructed Affordable Housing in Copenhagen by BIG

BIG fulfills “Homes for All” mission for non-profit affordable housing association Lejerbo with the recently completed 6,800m2 winding wall in Copenhagen’s multicultural northwest area. The building offers 66 new homes to low-income citizens featuring unprecedented 3.5m ceilings, generous floor to ceiling windows and outdoor terraces, realized on a strict budget. Named after its Dortheavej address […]

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Startup Office Design: New Workspace for a Tech Company by Studio Perspektiv

The startup office design by Studio Perspektiv is a new work environment for FUNTASTY, a mobile app development company from Brno, Czech Republic. The new office is located in a unique conversion of a former parking garage and hosts forty-two developers, coders and designers today. Dozens of cars cruising the garage every day have given way to a full-fledged […]

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Outlier Lofts: French 2D Redeveloped Urban Townhouse in Boston

Outlier Lofts, designed by Boston-based architecture firm French 2D, is a renovation that addresses the site’s many historical layers. Sited on an urban corner in the neighborhood of Charlestown, the existing structure underwent a series of re-orientations, a history that French 2D threads into the new design, considering the way its three sides operate as […]

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WeGrow Creates a New School Designed by BIG

BIG and WeWork’s collaboration and belief in creativity manifests through the first WeGrow school in New York City. The interactive learning landscape supports a conscious approach to education, nurturing the growth, spirit and mind of the 21st century child. The 10,000ft2 learning universe for children aged three to nine is located in WeWork’s HQ in […]

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Noma 2.0 Opens in a Culinary Garden Village Designed by BIG

Noma is situated between two lakes and within the community of Christiania, the new restaurant is built on the site of a protected ex-military warehouse once used to store mines for the Royal Danish Navy. Imagined as an intimate culinary garden village, guests are welcomed to experience a new menu and philosophy that will redefine […]

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BIG Completes Subtle Mutation of the Classic Skyscraper in Shenzhen

The new home for Shenzhen Energy Company looks different because it performs differently: the building skin is developed to maximize the sustainable performance and workplace comfort in the local subtropical climate of China’s tech and innovation hub in Shenzhen. The 96,000m2 office development for the state-owned Shenzhen Energy Company is designed to look and feel […]

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Into the Wild: How ARK Shelter Created a Minimal Pre-Fab Cabin to Escape the City

Nowadays we live in a world where we are extremely busy and from time to time we need to escape from it. Escape from the stress, duties and civilizations back to our roots where it all started. The Ark-Shelter pre-fab cabin concept is an initiative of the Ark shelter studio. You can get your own […]

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Architecture and Technology: MIT Creates Sustainable Mass Timber-Building Prototype

With increasing demands placed on the planet through population growth and urbanization, energy remains one of the biggest challenges of the 21st century. Buildings are one of the largest consumers of global resources and all energy produced, and are primary contributors to greenhouse gases and solid wastes. At moment when the built environment is faced […]

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The Houseboat – an Experimental Architectural Design Project Developed by Solidspace

Welcome to our projects series where we present benchmarks of urban living – self developed by architects and creative city makers. This week we want to present you the single family house The Houseboat developed by Solidspace. Roger Zogolovitch, Founder of Solidspace, is a practicing architect and independent developer with 40 years of experience in the field that he […]

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POP-UP Parking Aims to Revolutionize Climate Adaptation in Major Cities

Welcome to our projects series where we present benchmarks of urban living – self developed by architects and creative city makers. This week we want to present you POP-UP parking by architectural office THIRD NATURE. Flooding, parking and lack of green spaces are only few challenges our cities face. And with the climate change we […]

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Reinventing the Future of Play: BIG’s LEGO House opens in Denmark

Welcome to our projects series where we present benchmarks of urban living – self developed by architects and creative city makers. This week we want to present you the LEGO House by BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group. Did you too realize you have a passion for architecture when building your first houses with LEGO bricks? With LEGO House […]

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