The founder of BIG is revamping and extending a zoo in which the humans will be confined and the animals roam free. Talking from New York, he explains the project
Here are the shortlisted projects for the category, sponsored by KI, that was last year won by Praça das Artes by Brasil Arquitetura
Robbrecht and Daem scooped last year's title. Here are the nominees for this year's best architecture firm
The BIG founder broke the competition rules to win the Danish Maritime Museum in Helsingør. But the finished project, an “invisible icon” mostly concealed behind the walls of a dry dock, suggests that the notorious architectural prankster may be growing up, writes Owen Pritchard
Trailblazing Danish practice BIG is building a ski park on top of a waste-to-energy plant in Copenhagen – and the incinerator blows laser-lit smoke rings.
One image is ubiquitous on the construction hoardings, billboards and plastic shopping bags in Shanghai these days – the tiered silhouette of the China Pavilion at the Expo 2010.
Pow! Zap! Bjarke Ingels’ comic book manifesto reveals the Danish architect as an exciting, excitable, new action hero, says William Wiles.
Despite the economic climate there were a few new start-ups showing in Milan this year. Moustache was one of them - a new French home furnishings brand that manufacture products by Big-Game, Matali Crasset and Inga Sempé.
Is it just us or is the young architect a very different beast these days? For the first time, “young” actually means young, but “architect” may no longer mean architect. This is our list of the most significant rising practices. Like all list stories, you’ll disagree with some of it, but that’s half the fun.