APR 20TH,2018 - NYTIMES WELCOMES THE XI ARRIVAL TO MANHATTAN'S WEST SIDE

The New York Times toured the site of The XI with Bjarke Ingels and HFZ Founder and Chairman Ziel Feldman for an exclusive look on the pair of travertine-clad towers coming to Chelsea. The mixed-use towers twisting and shifting in proportions will include pavilions comprising restaurants and retail underneath the city's beloved High Line—extending the elevated walkway onto the street level. Image by © DBOX for HFZ Capital Group

APR 12TH,2018 - BIG AAR IS TOPPED OUT AND 9/10 APARTMENTS ARE SOLD

With 70m at its peak, the tallest building in DK's second largest city has fully topped out! Mid-way through construction, most of the 255 residential units are already sold and happy homeowners will be ready for move-in and enjoy their endless green terraces & a swim in their backyard by early summer 2019. A BIG-designed theatre, conference center and an additional residential building will be added to the manmade island Ø4 at Aarhus Ø in the coming years. Photo by Axel Schutt

APR 10TH,2018 - AUDEMARS PIGUET HÔTEL DES HORLOGERS UNVEILS IN SWITZERLAND

Audemars Piguet unveils the new Hôtel des Horlogers next to its own Musée Atelier, also designed by BIG, in Switzerland's scenic Vallée de Joux. Guests will be able to ski down the hotel's zig zagged rooftops and into the valley landscape of Le Brassus. The new travel destination will be ready to welcome skiiers in 2020.

APR 10TH,2018 - PHARMA GIANT PFIZER TO 'ANCHOR' THE SPIRAL IN NYC

Construction of the 1,000 foot, 65-story building in Hudson Yards designed by BIG is slated to begin this summer as developer Tishman Speyer announces it has completed an 800,000 square foot lease with the pharmaceutical giant Pfizer. With a projected completion date in 2022, the company's employees can look forward to generous double-height atriums and access to green outdoor terraces on every floor.

APR 9TH,2018 - NATIONAL CAPITAL PLANNING COMMISSION APPROVES SMITHSONIAN CAMPUS MASTER PLAN

Following the public Commission Meeting, the National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC) gave their support for BIG's revised master plan for the Smithsonian South Mall Campus. The NCPC approval signals the start of a fruitful public collaboration to address the short- and long-term requirements of the campus in the next decades to come. BIG looks forward to continue developing the projects closely with the locals and greater DC area as well as the residents of Southwest Ecodistrict.

APR 6TH,2018 - URBAN RIGGER FLOATING STUDENT COMMUNITY COMING TO COPENHAGEN

Urban Rigger student housing has been approved by Copenhagen Municipality, paving the way for 72 units and a true floating community for students in the Copenhagen Harbor. 

APR 4TH,2018 - 8 NEW CULTURAL BUILDINGS UNVEILED FOR EUROPACITY

The 800 000m2 leisure district designed by BIG on the Triangle de Gonesse in Greater Paris will feature buildings by some of the leading French and international architects, including a public circus venue by Clément Blanchet Architecture, a 7000 seat concert hall by Hérault Arnod Architectes, an indoor/outdoor cinema by UNStudio, hotels by Atelier(s) Alfonso Femia, Atelier COS and Chabanne Architecte, a convention centre by AAVP Architecture, and a cultural centre for children by Franklin Azzi Architecture.

 

 

APR 4TH,2018 - SHARE YOUR VISION FOR A RESILIENT ISLAIS CREEK AT OUR PUBLIC WORKSHOP

BIG, One Architecture and Urbanism, Sherwood Design Engineers and community partners A. Philip Randolph Institute San Francisco today will host a community workshop in Bayview from 5-7pm and tomorrow in Dogpatch from 7-9pm. The workshop invites Bay Area residents to join the Resilient by Design conversation and share their visions for a more resilient and sustainable future for Islais Creek.

MAR 30TH,2018 - THE XI RISES BY THE HIGH LINE

Construction progresses for The XI at 76 11th Avenue between 17th Street and 18th Street. The pair of twisting asymmetrical bronze and travertine towers connected by a skybridge will soon welcome new residences and the first Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas in the US. Photo credit: Field Condition

MAR 26TH,2018 - WALLPAPER* LOOKS BEHIND THE MAKING OF WORLD'S BEST RESTAURANT NOMA

It had been 14 years since Bjarke Ingels had his first meal at the original noma restaurant, and the presence was remembered when it came time for noma's head chef and co-founder René Redzepi and CEO Peter Kreiner to select the architect for the new noma. Wallpaper* takes a look inside BIG's design for a cluster of seven small buildings forming a village that ‘breathes and lives' in Christiana, on the outskirts of Copenhagen.