Posts tagged as 'BIG'

Mon 16.11.

Gammel Hellerup Gymnasium by BIG (DK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 16.11.2015 - Tagged as:

Gammel Hellerup Gymnasium by BIG, photo: © Jens Lindhe

Gammel Hellerup Gymnasium by BIG, photo: © Jens Lindhe

The 1100 m2 multi-purpose hall and the latest two-level addition to Gammel Hellerup High School just north of Copenhagen, provides existing students with generous spaces for social and creative unfolding, while increasing the capacity of the school in response to its growing popularity. (text by BIG)

 

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Wed 9.7.

‘The BIG Maze’ by BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group (DK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 09.07.2014 - Tagged as:

'The BIG Maze' by BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group

‘The BIG Maze’ by BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group, photo: Chi Chi Lin

Danish architects BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group have created a life-size indoor maze at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC, offering a preview into an upcoming BIG exhibition at the Museum in early 2015.

 

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Fri 13.6.

Audemars Piguet chooses BIG to expand its headquarters

Posted by Walter Phillips on 13.06.2014 - Tagged as:

Audemars Piguet Swiss headquarters expansion by BIG

Audemars Piguet Swiss headquarters expansion by BIG

Swiss luxury watchmaker Audemars Piguet has chosen Danish architects BIG to expand its historic headquarters in the Vallée de Joux, Switzerland with a spiral shaped design rooted in the origins of the company.

 

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Sun 20.10.

Danish National Maritime Museum by Big-Bjarke Ingels Group (DK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 20.10.2013 - Tagged as:

Danish National Maritime Museum by Big-Bjarke Ingels Group, photo: Luca Santiago Mora

Danish National Maritime Museum by Big-Bjarke Ingels Group, photo: Luca Santiago Mora

Leaving 60 year old dock walls untouched, the galleries of the new Danish National Maritime Museum in Helsingør are placed below ground and arranged in a continuous loop around dry dock walls – making the dock the centerpiece of the exhibition – an open, outdoor area where visitors experience the scale of ship building.

 

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Mon 8.4.

The Park of Parks: Copenhagen’s Superkilen

Posted by Walter Phillips on 08.04.2013 - Tagged as: ,

Photo: Maria da Schio

Photo: Maria da Schio

A collage of stories and urban situations from around the world: BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group, Topotek1 and Superflex’s response to Copenhagen’s most multi-cultural district. Everything about Danish architect Bjarke Ingels seems a long way from a minimalist approach prone to subtraction: his office’s name, BIG; the name of one of his projects, Superkilen(1); his motto “Yes is more”, a rereading of Mies van der Rohe’s historic dictum; his way of moving, working and expressing himself. (by Valentina Ciuffi)

 

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Thu 3.11.

Basel Tranist Lager by BIG architects

Posted by Susanne Fritz on 03.11.2011 - Tagged as: , , ,

Basel Transitlager © BIG

BIG architects won an invited competition to renovate and extend an existing 1960’s concrete warehouse situated in a Basel industrial district which is being transformed into an alternative Arts District.

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The 870,000 ft2 (80,000 m2) residential complex is situated on W57th Street

West 57th occupies a full city block at the corner of West 57th Street and the West Side Highway.

The project introduces a new building typology to Manhattan: a hybrid between the traditional Danish perimeter block and a Manhattan high-rise.

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AMF Waste-to-Energy Plant at night. With a light installation by "realities united" the plant's smoke stack are transformed into making it puff smoke rings, serving as a measuring stick of CO2 emission.

Located in an industrial area near the city center the new Waste-to-Energy plant will be an exemplary model in the field of waste management and energy production, as well as an architectural landmark in the cityscape of Copenhagen. The roof of the new Amagerforbraending is turned into a 31.000 m2 ski slope of varying skill levels for the citizens of Copenhagen… (more…)