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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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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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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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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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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 […]

Entrepreneurship

Hitting the BIG Time: Bjarke Ingels on Entrepreneurship and Architecture

Henrik Werdelin, partner at venture development firm Prehype, has released a podcast episode in which he speaks to Danish architect Bjarke Ingels about entrepreneurship, business and the convergence of architecture and technology. Entitled “Bjarke Ingels – What Entrepreneurs and Architects can Teach Each Other”, the conversation centers around the idea of architecture as a hybrid […]

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Why does a building have a certain shape? Why did you place a building on that particular spot in the site plan? You have to be able to explain the story of your design, to make it understandable for your audience. Whether you are an architect who wants to win over a client or a […]

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