Bjarke Ingels

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Name: Bjarke Ingels
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

The Zoo Of The Future Has No Cages -- And Looks AMAZING

Imagine a mirrored pod that takes you down a river, so you can see elephants who (hopefully) don't even realize they're in a zoo.Like it? You'll want to go visit Denmark's Givskud Zoo in a few years, because according to the Danish press it is becoming ... [Published Huffington Post - 6 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Bjarke's Night at the Museum

Washington, D.C.'s National Building Museum gets a BIG Maze.The National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. has opened BIG Maze , a preview of an exhibition on the Denmark– and New York–based Bjarke Ingels Group, a.k.a BIG, which is slated to open in ... [Published Architect's Newspaper - 6 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Morning News Roundup: The Majestic #TBT

#TBT of the Day:Instagram of the Day:Check out more renderings of Bjarke Ingels Group's Zootopia. [ ARCHITECT ]Infographic of the Day: San Francisco parking by the numbers. [ The Bold Italic ]6 More Stories for Thursday:The Port Authority of New York ... [Published Architect Magazine - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Could this zoo improve animal welfare? Zootopia uses mirrors, tunnels and shelters to shield creatures from human gazes

| Updated: 04:32 EST, 31 July 2014The recent news that animals were abused during wild late night parties at London Zoo is just the most recent example of why animal conservationists may need need to rethink their strategy on keeping animals in capt ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Danish Architects Reimagine the Zoo

Even before Blackfish brought zoo skepticism mainstream last year, the future of all such institutions has been in question. Is there an ethical way to publicly display captive animals? Danish architecture firm BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group) is on a mission ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

In zoo of future, animals roam free with no cages

In the future, it will be the humans -- not the animals -- who are contained in small spaces at a zoo in Denmark.The Givskud Zoo accepted a design from BIG architects that has no cages and allows animals to live in a landscape very similar to their natural ... [Published USA Today - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

With BIG's New Zoo, The People Are Caged While The Animals Roam Free

What visitors want in a zoo can be pretty different from what the animals themselves want. People want to take selfies of themselves up close and personal with a lion, but the lion probably just wants a nap and some room to roam .In designing a new expansion ... [Published Fast Company - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 4 reports

BIG's Givskud Zoo makeover to offer "freest possible environment" for animals

News: Danish firm BIG has unveiled a vision for the future of Denmark's Givskud Zoo where animals and humans "co-exist", and all the architecture is hidden within the topography (+ slideshow).Named Zootopia, the proposal reimagines the 1960s zoo and safari ... [Published Dezeen - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

A Redesigned Zoo Where Humans Stay Hidden Could Be Better For Animals

Even the most zoo-friendly amongst us probably harbor mixed feelings about the undeniable psychological and physical toll that captivity takes on animals[1]. The Danish architects at Bjarke Ingels Group[2] think they've designed a better way. A Zootopia, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

The Best New Yorker Articles on Buildings, Cities, and Landscapes

anchorCities that are growing and cities that are shrinking, climate change, environmental health and equity, resource scarcity, technological change — all demand that we rethink how we plan, design, construct, and maintain the built environment. These ... [Published Archinect - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

VIDEO: Architect Discusses Copenhagen’s Amager Bakke Waste to Energy Ski Slope

Danish Architect, Bjarke Ingels, has appeared in a video explaining his design methods for Copenhagen’s Amager Bakke waste to energy facility, which will feature a ski slope on the roof once complete.The facility, currently under construction, was granted ... [Published Waste Management World - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 3 reports

Is maverick master builder Bjarke Ingels the world's smartest architect - or just the craziest?

anchor"I love the metaphor of Twister," he says. "When you begin the game, it's simple – put your left hand there, right foot here. But as you start piling on demands, you force architecture out of its box, and the building ends up bending over backwards ... [Published Archinect - Jul 12 2014]

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They're calling this project " Zootopia ," and the architecture firm Bjarke Ingels Group says in the mission statement that the goal is "to create the best possible and freest possible environment for the animals’ lives and relationships with each other and visitors."
"rather than looking at a single animal alone in a cage, which is a very unnatural way of experiencing an animal, sometimes you're outnumbered by the animals and you see them in a real habitat" Ingels told USA TODAY Network

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Bjarke's Night at the Museum [Published Architect's Newspaper - 6 hours ago]
The Zoo Of The Future Has No Cages -- And Looks... [Published Huffington Post - 6 hours ago]
Morning News Roundup: The Majestic #TBT [Published Architect Magazine - 22 hours ago]
Danish Architects Reimagine the Zoo [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 01 2014]
In zoo of future, animals roam free with no cages [Published USA Today - Jul 31 2014]
Could this zoo improve animal welfare? Zootopia... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 31 2014]
With BIG's New Zoo, The People Are Caged While ... [Published Fast Company - Jul 30 2014]
BIG's Givskud Zoo makeover to offer "freest pos... [Published Dezeen - Jul 30 2014]
BIG redesign of Denmark's most famous zoo is to... [Published Mother Nature Network - Jul 30 2014]
BIG unveils plans to redesign Givskud Zoo in De... [Published Design Build Network - Jul 30 2014]
BIG unveils Givskud Zoo revamp [Published World Architecture News - Jul 30 2014]
VIDEO: E.T. Found in New Mexico Landfill – Offi... [Published Waste Management World - Jul 30 2014]
A Redesigned Zoo Where Humans Stay Hidden Could... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 30 2014]
The Best New Yorker Articles on Buildings, Citi... [Published Archinect - Jul 30 2014]
A Redesigned Zoo Where Humans Stay Hidden Could... [Published Gizmodo - Jul 30 2014]
In the Zone(ing) [Published Architect's Newspaper - Jul 29 2014]
Veolia a Completes Dalkia Transaction to Offer ... [Published Waste Management World - Jul 29 2014]
VIDEO: Architect Discusses Copenhagen’s Amager ... [Published Waste Management World - Jul 28 2014]
Symbolism of Skyscrapers: The Meaning of High-R... [Published Architect Magazine - Jul 24 2014]
DTZ seeking investors for starchitect’s new Sun... [Published Real Estate Weekly - Jul 24 2014]
North Star [Published Architectural Digest - Jul 21 2014]
Design biennial promises to bring world of idea... [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 19 2014]
Imagine… Edmonton infrastructure by the people,... [Published Metro Canada - Jul 18 2014]
The Importance of Storytelling [Published Architect Africa Online - Jul 17 2014]
Awwchitecture: Couple Gets Engaged In Bjarke In... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 17 2014]
Awwchitecture: Couple Gets Engaged In Bjarke In... [Published Fast Company - Jul 16 2014]
Bjarke Ingels Group and DIALOG win first place ... [Published Canadian Architect - Jul 16 2014]
Learn How to Survive D.C.'s New 3D Maze (or Hav... [Published Architect Africa Online - Jul 14 2014]
Quiz: Who Designed It, Bjarke Ingels Or Julien ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 13 2014]
In this BIG Maze, it's OK to tell your sister t... [Published Sun Herald - Jul 13 2014]
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Shoring Up The Shores In NYC [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 05 2014]
As part of a $60 billion federal aid package for states hit by 2012′s Hurricane Sandy, New York and New Jersey are getting nearly $1 billion to protect their coastlines, particularly in and around Manhattan. Katie Valentine looks at  where that money ...
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Every Unit At This New Bahamas Condo Comes With... [Published Clusterstock - Jan 28 2014]
For wealthy New Yorkers accustomed to $10+ million urban homes, buying a Bahamas condo for $3 million doesn't seem so bad. At least, that's what Danish architecture firm Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) and real estate company Douglas Elliman are hoping. ...
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