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BIG Proposes Twisting Timber Eco Tower for the Kimball Art Center in Park City

BIG Proposes Twisting Timber Eco Tower for the Kimball Art Center in Park City

The Kimball Art Center is a central hub within the old town district of Park City, UT and is located in the historic gas station and garage of Bill Kimball, who donated it to become an arts and cultural

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Koutalaki Ski Village: BIG Architects Unveils a Luxurious Winter Resort You Can Ski on Top Of

Koutalaki Ski Village: BIG Architects Unveils a Luxurious Winter Resort You Can Ski on Top Of

A short drive from Kittilä airport, the Lapland area is already an accessible tourist attraction. The new Koutalaki Resort will be situated around a gathering common square.  The new undulating

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BIG’s Waste-to-Energy Ski Slope Incinerator Scrapped Due to Environmental Concerns

BIG’s Waste-to-Energy Ski Slope Incinerator Scrapped Due to Environmental Concerns

Last year, when BIG unveiled its fantastical ski resort on top of a waste-to-energy incinerator plant in Copenhagen, we were admittedly intrigued. But we weren't at all surprised when the City of

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Audi and BIG Show Off Their Illuminated Urban Road of the Future Pavilion at Art Basel

Audi and BIG Show Off Their Illuminated Urban Road of the Future Pavilion at Art Basel

Audi and BIG showed up at Art Basel Miami last week with what could be mistaken as the latest dance floor design -- a huge LED surface which illuminates and tracks humans. The floor and accompanying

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BIG Makes a Splash With Sweeping Wave-Shaped St. Petersburg Pier

BIG Makes a Splash With Sweeping Wave-Shaped St. Petersburg Pier

St. Petersburg Pier was originally a train pier that was used to offload goods from boats, but as deep water ports developed, the pier became obsolete and residents of the area began using it for

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Paris PARC: BIG + OFF Win Competition to Design Sorbonne’s New Research Centre in Paris

Paris PARC: BIG + OFF Win Competition to Design Sorbonne’s New Research Centre in Paris

Like a mirror, the stealthy building seeks to blend into its environs and fits into the dense context of university buildings from different historical periods. Located at the visual axis of the Notre

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BIG to Transform Swiss Transitlager Warehouse Into a Hip Urban Development

BIG to Transform Swiss Transitlager Warehouse Into a Hip Urban Development

BIG was one of several invited firms to propose concepts for the transformation of the warehouse and their winning proposal goes beyond merely renovating the old structure. BIG's Transitlager scheme

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PHOTOS: A First Look Inside BIG’s Stunning Green-Roofed 8 Tallet Eco-Village

PHOTOS: A First Look Inside BIG’s Stunning Green-Roofed 8 Tallet Eco-Village

At 476 units, 8 Tallet is Denmark's largest housing complex. The structure's most distinguishing feature is a wide promenade that weaves through the entire building from the bottom to the top, affording

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Green-Roofed Sydhavn School Will Terrace Elegantly Down to Copenhagen’s Harbor

Green-Roofed Sydhavn School Will Terrace Elegantly Down to Copenhagen’s Harbor

Extending into the water, the school and adjacent sports center connect with the harbor like a ship alongside a quay. The buildings open up to the sea with terraces placed at various levels to provide

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Mosque for All: BIG Wins Competition To Design Inside-Out Albanian Cultural Center

Mosque for All: BIG Wins Competition To Design Inside-Out Albanian Cultural Center

Albania sits at the crossroads of three major religions: Islam, Catholicism and Orthodox Christianity, and two new churches were recently completed for the later religions. So in order to promote

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BIG Unveils a Driverless World of the Future Complete With Solar-Powered Streets

BIG Unveils a Driverless World of the Future Complete With Solar-Powered Streets

(Driver)Less is More is BIG's entry in the Audi Urban Future Initiative -- an international competition that challenges designers and architects to envision the world of tomorrow. BIG's proposal

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BIG Unveils Energy Valley With Floating Solar Sphere for Stockholm

BIG Unveils Energy Valley With Floating Solar Sphere for Stockholm

Inhabitat has reported on some pretty mind-boggling designs by the Bjark Ingels Group, but their latest winning proposal just may take the cake. BIG's Energy Valley was recently chosen as the master plan

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BIG Unveils A Green-Roofed Ice Hockey Rink That Is Downright Cool

BIG Unveils A Green-Roofed Ice Hockey Rink That Is Downright Cool

The existing site is a naturally recessed bowl and BIG takes the concept and extends it further by sinking the ice rink into the bowl and covering it with a green roof. Facing the south, a huge east-west

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PUU-BO: BIG Unveils Prefabricated Wood Eco Community for Finland

PUU-BO: BIG Unveils Prefabricated Wood Eco Community for Finland

Inhabitat favorite BIG just unveiled a modern prefabricated eco village that will be constructed in the Finnish city of Kouvola. Dubbed “PUU-BO”, the flexible wooden housing project won first place in

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The 人 REN Building Takes the Form of a Sloping Chinese Character

The 人 REN Building Takes the Form of a Sloping Chinese Character

Architecture in China never ceases to amaze us—case in point—the REN Building. Copenhagen’s Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) proposed this eye-catching design over a year ago to coincide with

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BIG Unveils Eye-Popping West 57 Residential Tower Pyramid in NYC Today

BIG Unveils Eye-Popping West 57 Residential Tower Pyramid in NYC Today

Mr. Ingels has dropped a few hints about his project unveiling in New York - perhaps the biggest was opening an office and moving to the city. The tower is a clear hybrid of the northern European model of

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BIG Does It Again! Their Circular Museum Wins Greenland’s National Art Gallery Competition

BIG Does It Again! Their Circular Museum Wins Greenland’s National Art Gallery Competition

The project is comprised of a perfect circle projected on to the steeply sloping topography, which will create a continuously flowing gallery of exhibitions (reminds us a bit of the Kazakhstan Library).

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Bjarke Ingels Teams Up With Freerunners To Explore Urban Architecture

Bjarke Ingels Teams Up With Freerunners To Explore Urban Architecture

In case you can't get enough of Bjarke Ingels like us, here's an amazing video showcasing freerunners bounding off BIG's green-roofed Mountain Dwellings in Copenhagen. These parkour wonders have a

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BIG Unveils a Ski Slope Waste Incinerator for Copenhagen

BIG Unveils a Ski Slope Waste Incinerator for Copenhagen

Bjarke Ingels Group just announced their winning design for an entirely new kind of building — a waste-to-energy plant that doubles as a ski slope and recreation center. Dubbed Amagerforbraending, the

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BIG Proposes Loop City Light Rail Line to Revitalize Copenhagen Suburbs

BIG Proposes Loop City Light Rail Line to Revitalize Copenhagen Suburbs

At the moment, the industrial zones of Copenhagen's suburbs are next in line for urban development. BIG's vision calls for a new light rail loop that will connect the 20 development zones within a total

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BIG Designs Cascading Green Roofed Mountain Dwellings

BIG Designs Cascading Green Roofed Mountain Dwellings

When we first read about the complex's program, we were disappointed with the fact that the development consists of 2/3 parking and just 1/3 of residences. After all, what is the point of being so close

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BIG Architects’ Hill House has a Garden on Top

BIG Architects’ Hill House has a Garden on Top

M2 Homes offers a range of residences designed by well-known architects at prices comparable to traditional houses. They asked Bjarke Ingels to design a home and he was inspired by the garden because it

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Green-Roofed 8 Tallet Complex Officially Opens In Denmark

Green-Roofed 8 Tallet Complex Officially Opens In Denmark

The complex has 476 apartments of all sizes and prices, a ground floor of retail tucked under the upper stories, and an office complex to the north side. Where the wings of the complex meet are a series

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BIG’s 8 Tallet Grabs the 2010 Scandinavian Green Roof Award

BIG’s 8 Tallet Grabs the 2010 Scandinavian Green Roof Award

We recently showcased BIG's 8 Tallet mixed use project in Copenhagen and were wowed by its energy-efficient design, so we were excited to hear that it just received the 2010 Scandinavian Green Roof Award

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Pixelated Apartment Complex Maximizes Light and Green Space

Pixelated Apartment Complex Maximizes Light and Green Space

Currently in progress, the Taipei City Wall will make use of an 82,000 sq meter site in Taiwan. The design process for the residential complex envisioned a series of boxes stacked upon one another,

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BIG Proposes a Sloping Green Roof for Quebec’s Beaux-Arts Expansion

BIG Proposes a Sloping Green Roof for Quebec’s Beaux-Arts Expansion

A recent competition to design the expansion of the Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Québec included many design proposals from some of our favorite architects including the Danish firm, BIG. Although

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BIG’s Bubbly Cloudscape for PS1 Can Be Recycled as Messenger Bags

BIG’s Bubbly Cloudscape for PS1 Can Be Recycled as Messenger Bags

New York's P.S.1 gallery is gearing up for it's annual Warm Up music festival with a competition to select the outdoor pavilion design that will be the icing on a cake filled with art, tunes and great

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