Bjarke Ingels

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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