The Mountain View City Council unanimously approved Google’s new 595,000 sqft canopied campus in North Bayshore, paving the way to begin construction as early as next month. Charleston East will include a public park and plaza, walking trails and ground-floor retail, reflecting Google’s strong commitment to creating a building that will benefit the community, the natural environment and their employees.
A move from BIG’s current office in FiDi to Brooklyn later this year will give our 200+ architects more than 50,000 sqft of office space for work and play: “With the majority of my colleagues, myself included, living in Brooklyn and the continuous enhancement of the neighborhood through the expansion of Brooklyn Bridge Park and the Two Trees community, DUMBO is an obvious choice for BIG in NYC. The visual excitement and physical proximity to downtown Manhattan combined with DUMBO’s artistic spirit and access to public space feels like our native Copenhagen, making it as Scandimerican as any place I can think of.” Bjarke Ingels, Founding Partner, BIG.
Shaped by the serpentine run of the Brembo river and the sloping Alpine mountainsides, BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group’s winning design for the new 17.500 m2 S.Pellegrino Flagship Factory embraces the surrounding forces of nature and taps into S.Pellegrino’s industrial heritage, guiding visitors through the 30-year journey of the natural mineral water.
The Netflix original docu-series, Abstract: The Art of Design, premieres globally today, taking viewers inside the minds and behind-the-scenes of our creative process. The series is created by Academy Award–winning filmmaker Morgan Neville and WIRED's Scott Dadich.
The future Nuuk Stadium is part of a large-scale municipal strategy to create a new Cultural and Commercial Complex in the capital of Greenland. The 34,600 m2 stadium will contribute to the identity of the Nuuk harbour, while its dome-shaped structural frame will allow visitors the pleasure of stunning views, including the adjacent National Gallery of Art, also designed by BIG.
ArchDaily, the world's most visited architecture blog, today announced VIA 57 West as a winner of the 2017 Building of the Year Award. VIA wins the Housing category by the peer-based, crowdsourced platform that received over 75,000 votes to recognize the most inspiring projects of the year.
Maison de l’Économie Créative et de la Culture en Aquitaine celebrates its groundbreaking! MÉCA brings together three cultural institutions into one building, situated within the waterfront promenade of Bordeaux to allow the public life to flow through and engage with the arts. The 12,350 m2 building is scheduled for completion in 2018.
BIG's recently completed Grove at Grand Bay is a 58,900 m2 development in Coconut Grove. The twin Miami towers rises 20 stories over Biscayne Bay and twists to optimize panoramic views from its 96 residences.
On behalf of Bjarke, the BIG Partners, and all BIGsters, we wish to extend our deepest gratitude to all of our clients, partners, and collaborators for making 2016 one of the best years yet! We would like to thank each and every one of you for helping to make this all possible. The BIG family extends beyond the walls of our offices, and we look forward to continuing to grow this talented group of people and collaborators and to realizing many more exciting projects in 2017 and beyond!
New York Times architecture critic Michael Kimmelman in his 2016 best architecture works in NYC: "no building redrew the city's skyline more ingeniously than Bjarke Ingels's first completed project in New York."