Thursday, 12 March 2015 00:00

Bjarke Ingels's human zoo in Denmark

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

Published in Features

Here are the shortlisted projects for the category, sponsored by KI, that was last year won by Praça das Artes by Brasil Arquitetura

Published in News

Robbrecht and Daem scooped last year's title. Here are the nominees for this year's best architecture firm

Published in News
Monday, 21 July 2014 01:00

Bjarke Ingels: Danish Maritime Museum

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

Published in Features
Monday, 27 February 2012 16:40

BIG: Ski park on a power plant

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.

Published in Features
Friday, 30 September 2011 12:53

Inside OMA

There is no practice on the planet quite like Rem Koolhaas’ OMA

Published in Features
Friday, 05 August 2011 10:24

8 House: Copenhagen

The 8 house is a housing block on a near-megastructural scale.

Published in Features
Wednesday, 14 July 2010 13:51

China's World Expo

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.

Published in News
Monday, 21 December 2009 12:33

Bjarke Ingels

The young architect making global success look easy.

Published in Features
Friday, 20 November 2009 12:43

Review: Yes is More

Pow! Zap! Bjarke Ingels’ comic book manifesto reveals the Danish architect as an exciting, excitable, new action hero, says William Wiles.

Published in Review
Friday, 17 July 2009 20:14

The Lie Detector Test: Daniel Eatock

"Will you take a lie detector test?" Everybody loved the idea, before reeling off a list of elaborate excuses and sudden travel plans.
Published in ICON 070 | April 2009
Monday, 13 July 2009 10:54

The Technologist

Does a virtual rag-doll called Sackboy show that all design could be produced on games consoles?
Published in ICON 069 | March 2009
Wednesday, 27 May 2009 13:08

Galerie Kreo

Reading can be performance, decoration and cinema, according to a current exhibition at Galerie Kreo in Paris.
One of our favourite group shows during Milan design week was by Belgian design collective Atelier A1.
Published in NEWS
Wednesday, 06 May 2009 07:05

Milan: Moustache, a new French brand

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.

Published in NEWS
Friday, 20 March 2009 12:19

Review: Big Box Reuse

A 21st-century problem: what do you do with an abandoned superstore? The answers are fascinating, but also a little gloomy, says William Wiles
Published in NEWS
Tuesday, 07 October 2008 09:52

Le Romandie

Design trio Big-Game has designed the venue for a rock club in Switzerland called Le Romandie, said by the designers to be the “most authentic venue for rock and electro concerts in French-speaking Switzerland”.
Published in NEWS
Thursday, 07 August 2008 06:44

The 20 essential young architects

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.

Published in Architecture
Tuesday, 04 September 2007 07:18

Big-Game | icon 051 | September 2007

Big-Game is a young design collective that views the world as a "huge playground" but describes itself as "totally modernist".
Thursday, 23 August 2007 11:52

Manifesto #30 Bjarke Ingels/Big | Architect

Manifesto #30 with architect Bjarke Ingels/Big in Copenhagen.

Published in MANIFESTOS