Bjarke Ingels

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Bjarke Ingels

Bjarke Ingels was born in 1974 in Copenhagen, Denmark. In 1998, he successfully completed his architectural studies.

Bjarke Ingels was born in 1974 in Copenhagen, Denmark. In 1998, he successfully completed his studies in architecture, after studying it at the Kongelige Danske Kunstakademiets Arkitektskole in Copenhagen, Denmark, and the Escola Tècnica Superior d'Arquitectura in Barcelona, Spain.

From 1998 through 2001, he used to work for the Office for Metropolitan Architecture in Rotterdam. After that, Bjarke Ingels founded the PLOT architectural bureau in Copenhagen together with Julien de Smedt. At the Venice Architectural Biennale, PLOT won the Golden Lion in 2004 for their plans of a concert hall in Stavanger, Norway.

The two partners split up in 2006, and Bjarke Ingels founded the BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group architectural bureau in Copenhagen.

Teaching at the Columbia and at Harvard in the USA is also part of his career.

   

Awards (selection):

  • 2009 ULI Award for Excellence (for “Mountain Dwellings”)
  • MIPIM Award 2009 für Wohnungsbau (for “Mountain Dwellings”)
  • 2008 World Architecture Festival Award for Best Residential Building (for “Mountain Dwellings”)
  • 2008 Forum AID Award "Best Building in Scandinavia in 2008" (for “Mountain Dwellings”)
  • 2007 Contract World Award for Best Interior (for Sjakket Headquarters)
  • 2007 IOC Honorable Mention - Islands Brygge Harbour Bath
  • 2007 Mies van der Rohe Award Traveling Exhibition – VM Houses
  • 2006 Forum AID Award "Best Building in Scandinavia in 2006" (for VM Houses)
  • 2005 Mies van der Rohe Award - Special Mention (for Maritime Youth House)
  • 2004 ar+d award for Maritime Youth House
  • 2004 Golden Lion, Venice Biennale (for Stavanger Concert Hall)
  • 2003 Scanorama Design Award
  • 2003 Henning Larsen Prize
  • 2002 Nykredits Architecture Prize
  • 2001 Henning Larsen Prize

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