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Bjarke Ingels team designs Juneteenth Museum in Texas

A team featuring Danish architect Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) and African American-owned firm KAI Enterprises has unveiled the design for the 50,000 sq ft National Juneteenth Museum in Fort Worth, in north central Texas. The museum is dedicated to preserving the history of Juneteenth, commemorating the “breaking of the chains”,...
FORT WORTH, TX
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Star designer Bjarke Ingels closes on $2.1M Brooklyn penthouse

Starchitect Bjarke Ingels has just found his next passion project. The Danish-born architect — known in New York for Via 57W in Manhattan, the XI in Chelsea and Hudson Yards office tower known as the Spiral — has bought a raw penthouse space at the historic St. George Tower at 111 Hicks St. in Brooklyn Heights for $2.16 million, according to property records. The landmarked Art Deco building was designed by Emery Roth in the 1920s and served as an addition to the 19th-century St. George Hotel. The raw penthouse space has been on and off the market for almost as long — since $2.49...
BROOKLYN, NY
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Architect Bjarke Ingels buys Brooklyn Heights penthouse for $2.16M

One of the world’s most famous architects has closed on a Brooklyn penthouse he’s eyed for years. Denmark-born architect Bjarke Ingels has purchased a penthouse in the St. George Tower in Brooklyn Heights for $2,163,525, as reported by the New York Post and confirmed by property records. The apartment, located on the 29th and 30th floors at 111 Hicks Street, has been on the market since 2010 when it was listed for $2,490,000.
BROOKLYN, NY

Bjarke Ingels Unveils a Treetop Hotel Room in Sweden Covered With 350 Bird Houses

Click here to read the full article. From a museum made out of Legos to a pixelated office located in the metaverse, it’s clear Bjarke Ingels Group knows how to design outside the lines. And now we have further proof. The world-famous firm, which is headed up by Danish starchitect Bjarke Ingels, has just unveiled a new room for the renowned Treehotel in Sweden that’s sure to ruffle a few feathers for all the right reasons. Suspended in the Harads pines, the treetop adobe was designed to enhance the surrounding biosphere via a façade of birds nests. Penned in partnership with ornithologist...
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Bjarke Ingels Has Designed His First Virtual Office in the Metaverse

Click here to read the full article. The metaverse just scored another big name. The immersive virtual world, which has attracted an array of reputable brands such as Sotheby’s and the NFL, has welcomed a new building designed by BIG. Headed up by Danish starchitect Bjarke Ingels, the renowned architecture firm has unveiled a new virtual headquarters for employees at Vice Media Group. Dubbed Viceverse, the next-gen office space is located on the Decentraland platform, as reported by Dezeen. This is an open-source meta world in which people can create unique avatars to represent their physical selves. Viceverse will serve as the...
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Futuristic movie studio designed by Bjarke Ingels moves forward in Astoria

Construction of a massive $600 million movie studio in Queens backed by actor Robert De Niro can officially begin after the city granted the project a building permit earlier this month. Designed by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), Wildflower Studios will measure roughly 775,000 square feet on a five-acre lot in Astoria, next to the Steinway Pianos manufacturing warehouse. The seven-story building is considered to be the world’s first “vertical commercial film, television, and film studio,” according to the architects.
QUEENS, NY
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bjarke ingels teams with robert de niro to design new york's film village 'wildflower studio'

With its floating, vertical village dubbed ‘wildflower studios,’ bjarke ingels group / BIG presents a milestone for the film industry in new york city. led by robert de niro, the studios are currently under construction in queens. the project will become the first ground-up, purpose-built production soundstage in new york city, and will at once become the first vertical film studio in the world.
MOVIES
Dezeen

This week Bjarke Ingels discussed how to revolutionise the housing sector

This week on Dezeen, Danish architect Bjarke Ingels spoke about his housing startup Nabr and how it plans to address "systemic" failures of housing. According to Ingels, who is the founder of architecture studio BIG and co-founder of Nabr, the "consumer-first housing company" wants to fundamentally transform the housing industry.
ENTERTAINMENT
Dezeen

Nabr aims to address "systemic" failures of housing says Bjarke Ingels

​​Construction productivity "has practically flatlined" over the past 25 years according to Nabr co-founder Bjarke Ingels, who explained how his housing startup intends to revolutionise the sector in an exclusive interview with Dezeen. BIG founder Ingels, along with former WeWork executive Roni Bahar and former Sidewalk Labs model lab...
ECONOMY
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Plan for Bjarke Ingels-designed high-rises and public beach in Williamsburg is approved

All renderings: James Corner Field Operations and BIG- Bjarke Ingels Group. Two massive high-rise towers with over 1,000 apartments and a resilient waterfront public park are officially coming to Williamsburg. The New York City Council last week voted to approve River Ring, a development planned for River Street between North 1st and North 3rd Streets on the Brooklyn waterfront. Developed by Two Trees Management, the project includes two mixed-use buildings designed by Bjarke Ingels Group that will hold 1,050 units of housing, with 263 of them priced below market rate, as well as a new YMCA and public park. Construction is expected to begin in 2024.
NEW YORK CITY, NY
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Bjarke Ingels-Designed Nabr's first apartment building is officially public

“Somehow, in the time I’ve been involved in architecture, no one has succeeded in applying the power of productization to residential real estate,” Ingels explains. “The things we make many of—iPhones, for example—become better and better and cheaper and cheaper because we remain faithful to specific typology.” And that’s what Nabr is keen on doing: continually applying innovation to an already revolutionary product that, down the line, will become even better.
SAN JOSE, CA
ArchDaily

Bjarke Ingels, Roni Bahar, and Nick Chim Launch First-of-its-Kind Home Design Company

Bjarke Ingels, Roni Bahar, and Nick Chim Launch First-of-its-Kind Home Design Company. Danish architect Bjarke Ingels has joined forces with technology and real estate professionals Nick Chim and Roni Bahar to create Nabr, a new housing company that offers residents custom and sustainable apartments at scale with a path to ownership. The real estate tech startup has debuted its first development SoFA One in the heart of San Jose's South of First Area (SoFA) cultural district in Silicon Valley, and will allow residents to customize their space using Nabr's digital platform, and choose between different designs and financing packages.
BUSINESS

Easily Ordering Your Own Bjarke Ingels–Designed Home Will Soon Be a Reality

When some of the brightest stars in their fields join forces to overhaul a long-outdated system, it’s going to make noise. Case in point: Roni Bahar, WeWork’s former director of development; Bjarke Ingels, principal at his namesake multidisciplinary design firm; and Nick Chim, former head of Sidewalk’s Model Lab—experts in real estate, architecture, and tech, respectively—whose new start-up, Nabr, offers formerly unattainable sustainable luxury to the masses. And since raising a whopping $14 million in seed funding and an ambitious plan to deliver 100,000 stylish eco-conscious units globally, the trio has hit the ground running, to say the least. “We see ourselves as a development company that approaches real estate from a product standpoint,” Bahar notes. And that product is completely customizable from just about any angle.
NEW YORK CITY, NY
Dezeen

Creating a sustainable future is "a design challenge" says Bjarke Ingels at COP26

Daily COP26 briefing: today's COP26 briefing includes hydrogen-powered flights, an Architects Climate Action Network talk and Bjarke Ingels on a "hedonistic" future. Throughout COP26, we are publishing regular updates of what's happening at the conference and surrounding events. See all our COP26 coverage here. A "hedonistic" future could be better...
DESIGN
designboom.com

bjarke ingels teams up with american billionaire to plan utopian city of the future

Open, fair, and inclusive: three words that describe a new city designed by bjarke ingels for american entrepreneur marc lore. announced yesterday (september 1st) on social media, telosa will eventually house 5 million people and is planned to be built ‘from scratch’ on a 150,000-acre site in the US, which the team is currently scouting. the telosa vision is ‘to create a new city in america that sets a global standard for urban living, expands human potential, and becomes a blueprint for future generations.’
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