Bjarke Ingels

Is Richard Branson’s high-speed train in a pneumatic tube pie in the sky?

First airlines, then spaceships. Now the Virgin boss wants to build Hyperloop One – a high-speed, pneumatic maglev railway. But engineering experts doubt that it will ever leave the station<p>Last week, Richard Branson gave a boost to tech tycoon Elon Musk’s vision of a futuristic transport system. …

Transportation

BIG’s T-shaped east harlem residential building tops out in new york

the building will be clad with an interlocking checkerboard pattern that allows for floor-to-ceiling windows in each of the 233 units.The post BIG’s …

Design

Bjarke Ingels’ curvy East Harlem tower tops out

The concrete, t-shaped residential tower designed by starchitect, Bjarke Ingels and his firm BIG, topped out over the weekend, adding diversity to …

Architecture

Architecture Costumes For Halloween, Carnival and Office Parties

When it's time to dress up for Halloween, Carnival or theme parties, people often choose costumes that resonate with their interests. This is …

Architecture

Go Forth: A Massive LEGO Center Now Exists in Denmark

Designed by BIG and COWI, LEGO house expresses the building process as pure fun<p>Core77 isn't an architecture blog by nature, but certain structures do …

Lego

BIG TIME

Showtimes<p><b>Expected to Attend:</b> Director Kaspar Astrup Schröder, film subjects<p>Section:<p>Themes:<p><b>Official Site:</b> …

Denmark's Lego House opens to visitors

Everything is awesome indeed in the Danish town of Billund.<p>It must be incredibly humbling for an architect to design a 130,000-square-foot homage to …

Lego

LEGO vs Architecture: BBC Film Explains How It's All Connected

Can you even call yourself an architect if you don’t have an old box of LEGO that you can’t bare to throw out stored away in an attic somewhere?<p>LEGO …

Lego

CBS Hypes ‘Carbon Neutral’ Copenhagen’s Drive to Eliminate Cars

<p>The journalists at <em>CBS This Morning</em> on Monday hyped the city of Copenhagen’s obsessive drive to eliminate cars. Touting solar powers, Mo …

Conservative View

Billion Dollar Mega-Project Redevelopments of Some of the World's Major Cities

Here are 8 mega-projects that will transform some of the world's major cities.

Cities

Review: 21037 LEGO House

In the latest transatlantic joint review, Huw and I will take a look at the newest Architecture set, 21037 LEGO House. Huw is the photographer and is …

Lego

10 must-read stories you may have missed this week

The WIRED Weekender is an eclectic weekly digest containing highlights of the most important, interesting and unusual stories we've published during …

Land Rover

LEGO’s new museum is a giant fantasy LEGO building, of course

Imagine if you could erect a building for real-size humans, made entirely LEGO bricks. A version of that dream came true last month with the opening of LEGO House—a striking 12,000 sq. meter stacked structure in the center of Billund, Denmark. Clad in ceramic tiles in the exact proportion of LEGO …

Lego

Twenty-One Colorful Cubes Compose Denmark’s Newly Opened Lego House | Colossal

<p>After four years of construction, Denmark’s colorful LEGO House has finally been unveiled to the public in the company’s native land of Billund. The …

Design

VIFF 2017: Big Time

Fans of architecture will want to flock to this aptly artful look at Bjarke Ingels, the young Danish starchitect with the audacity to design …

A $140 million prototype of a Mars colony is being planned for a desert near Dubai —here's what it looks like

What might it be like to live on Mars?<p>Bjarke Ingels Group — the architects behind the designs for Two World Trade Center in Manhattan and the Hyperloop One — has an idea.<p>The firm is designing a city in the desert of the United Arab Emirates meant to simulate a Mars colony. The $140 million …

Science

The House of Bricks

In Billund, Denmark, there's a house devoted to bricks. The LEGO House is the epicenter of all things LEGO, housing an incredible collection of …

Architecture

"Interesting as a museum piece, not as a home"

Readers can't decide if a proposed Californian desert home made up of splayed white shipping containers should be classified as architecture or art …

Design

BIG completes LEGO village resembling "a real lego play" in Denmark

Bjarke Ingels' studio BIG has finally completed its hotly-anticipated Lego House for the world-renowned toys manufacturing company ...<b><br>4.10.2017</b>

Lego

Princess Mary attends opening of giant Lego play house

Danish toymaker Lego has inaugurated a play house in its home town designed to look like 21 giant versions of its bricks stacked on top of each other.<p>…

Lego

In Denmark, Lego House Is the New Kid on the Block

Legoland, the Lego toy company’s flagship theme park, draws some 2 million visitors annually to the tiny town of Billund, Denmark, where the company has its headquarters.<p>Now, there’s a new attraction on the block.<p>Lego House, which opened in late September in Billund, is a brick-shaped behemoth in …

Travel

Inside Denmark's giant LEGO house

<b>(CNN) —</b> Get ready to embrace your inner child at Denmark's new LEGO House -- a 12,000-square meter house of fun, filled with 25 million iconic colorful building blocks.<p>Designed for the young and the young at heart, the building -- located in LEGO's hometown of Billund, Denmark -- is the culmination …

Lego

BIG completes Lego visitor centre shaped like a stack of building blocks

Bjarke Ingels' firm BIG has unveiled its new visitor centre for toy company Lego – a stack of huge building blocks, featuring brightly coloured …

Design

This gorgeous concept city is being built to simulate life on Mars

The dream of colonizing Mars just got another huge boost.<p>Dubai, always willing to throw money at spectacular and often absurd projects, says it’s …

Gear & Gadgets

Putting a Designer’s Polish on Ikea Products

When the designer Alsun Keogh began renovating a SoHo loft for a young bachelor last fall, she took him through Manhattan’s temples of kitchen design, including the showrooms of Boffi, Poggenpohl and Bulthaup.<p>They admired the silky glide of drawers; they caressed counters and studied every minute …

Real Estate

Dubai is building a huge ‘Mars city’ so we can practice living on the red planet

For such a small place, Dubai sure makes a helluva lot of noise when it comes to ideas of the outlandish variety.<p>The latest plan is for a huge “space …

Technology

Dubai's 'space simulation city' aims to pave the way for life on Mars

For such a small place, Dubai sure makes a helluva lot of noise when it comes to ideas of the outlandish variety.<p>The latest plan is for a huge "space simulation city" to provide "a viable and realistic model to simulate living on the surface of Mars." Yes, the UAE city is clearly thinking ahead …

Exploration

Grove at Grand Bay by Bjarke Ingels Group

Until Hurricane Irma hit on September 10, the most striking aspect of the Grove at Grand Bay in picturesque Coconut Grove, south of Miami’s downtown, …

Architecture

This week, Bjarke Ingels and Elon Musk proposed space technology for Earth

Space-themed projects dominated headlines this week, as Elon Musk suggested rockets for fast international travel and Bjarke Ingels revealed plans …

Design

2017 Architecture & Design Film Festival’s Lineup Plays with Tradition and Form

The largest film festival in the U.S. devoted to architecture and design, the Architecture & Design Film Festival (ADFF) has announced the 30 films …

Architecture