BIG Architects

Architecture of Entertainment: Oakland A’s Versus Texas Rangers

By Jon Anderson / December 10, 2018 / 0 Comments

I was in Silicon Valley last week while plans for the new Oakland A’s ballpark were revealed. Between the numbers and images flying around, I got to thinking about Rangers’ stadium taking shape in Arlington. I’ll stop right here and say that the last baseball game I attended was a Chicago Cubs’ game (against lord […]

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Anticipating Change is the Secret Weapon For Building Longevity

By Jon Anderson / February 28, 2018 / 3 Comments

As part of my research into Copenhagen’s BIG architects, I watched a recent interview with founder Bjarke Ingels titled Different Angles.  A story he told dovetailed with something I’ve been thinking.  He talked about visiting an abandoned 2,750-year-old Synagogue in northern Iraq. He found out that it had only become derelict in the past 50 […]

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Why Can’t Dallas Have Nice Things: The Glorious BIG

By Jon Anderson / February 27, 2018 / 3 Comments

I’ve heard the Olympics are over.  One thing fans didn’t see in Seoul, South Korea, were the as yet unbuilt, Cross # Towers designed by Denmark-based BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group).  BIG employs over 450 staff in offices in Copenhagen, London, and New York City. Founding Partner Bjarke Ingels graduated architectural school in the 1990s and […]

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Kai Uwe-Bergmann to Speak at the Dallas Architecture Forum on April 26

By Heather Hunter / April 21, 2017 / 0 Comments

On April 26, The Dallas Architecture Forum will present a not-to-be-missed opportunity to hear from world-renowned architect Kai-Uwe Bergmann. Bergmann is managing partner of award-winning Bjarke Ingels Group Architects in New York City and Copenhagen, Denmark – largely regarded as one of the world’s most innovative architecture firms.

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Twentieth Anniversary for Architecture Group Begins with Aga Khan Award Lecture

By Leah Shafer / October 19, 2016 / 0 Comments

The Dallas Architecture Forum will launch its twentieth-anniversary season next week with a lecture about the prestigious Aga Khan Award for Architecture. The Aga Khan Award for Architecture is given every three years to projects that set new standards of excellence in architecture, planning practices, historic preservation, and landscape architecture. Through its efforts, the award seeks […]

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