One-of-a-kind treehouse hotel is definitely one for the birds

Back in March, we reported on plans for a remarkable new treehouse-style hotel by the Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) that was to be covered in birdhouses. The one-of-a-kind getaway is now complete and has opened to visitors.Continue ReadingCategory: Archite… Continue reading One-of-a-kind treehouse hotel is definitely one for the birds

Undulating timber museum celebrates the end of African American slavery

Following the Plus and Zurich Airport – Dock A, the Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) continues its embrace of sustainable timber construction with an eye-catching museum. The National Juneteenth Museum will be arranged into an undulating star-like shape and w… Continue reading Undulating timber museum celebrates the end of African American slavery

Timber construction takes off with stunning Zurich airport terminal

A team of prestigious architects and engineers, including Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), HOK and Buro Happold, has revealed plans for an ambitious new airport expansion for Zurich, Switzerland. The building will be primarily constructed from sustainably so… Continue reading Timber construction takes off with stunning Zurich airport terminal

X marks the spot for completion of green-roofed furniture factory

The Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) is often at its most interesting when mixing contrasting ideas and functions into its projects – such as its power plant/ski slope for example. In a similar vein comes The Plus, which consists of a cross-shaped furniture f… Continue reading X marks the spot for completion of green-roofed furniture factory

Spanish culinary center invites foodies onto its greenery covered topping

Following the completion of its Google HQ, the Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) has revealed plans for a new culinary center in San Sebastian, Spain. Hosting food start-ups, researchers and chefs, the building will be topped by a large greenery covered roof, … Continue reading Spanish culinary center invites foodies onto its greenery covered topping

Google’s Silicon Valley HQ defined by stunning “dragonscale” roof

Surprisingly perhaps, Google has never created its own new headquarters from scratch, choosing to take up residence in preexisting buildings instead – until now, that is. Designed by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) and Heatherwick Studio, with input from Goo… Continue reading Google’s Silicon Valley HQ defined by stunning “dragonscale” roof

BIG’s sloping concert hall will invite visitors onto its roof

High-profile firm Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) has been commissioned to design a distinctive concert hall in Prague, Czech Republic. The Vlatva Philharmonic Hall will host multiple performance spaces and will be defined by its sloping balconies, which wil… Continue reading BIG’s sloping concert hall will invite visitors onto its roof

BIG’s sloping concert hall will invite visitors onto its roof

High-profile firm Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) has been commissioned to design a distinctive concert hall in Prague, Czech Republic. The Vlatva Philharmonic Hall will host multiple performance spaces and will be defined by its sloping balconies, which wil… Continue reading BIG’s sloping concert hall will invite visitors onto its roof

Audacious plan hatched to build a floating city in South Korea

As concerns about rising sea levels continue to grow, the idea of people living in climate-resilient and sustainable floating cities is beginning to gain traction. UN-Habitat, the Bjarke Ingels Group, SAMOO (Samsung Group), Oceanix and others have join… Continue reading Audacious plan hatched to build a floating city in South Korea

Cascading solar panel canopies define scientific research center

High-profile firm Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) has revealed plans for an ambitiously sustainable new scientific research center in Seville, Spain. Drawing inspiration from the city’s shaded plazas, the building will provide respite from the Spanish heat w… Continue reading Cascading solar panel canopies define scientific research center