Bjarke Ingels, “Worldcraft”
Bjarke Ingels, founder of BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group, Copenhagen, New York, and Beijing), is known for technically innovative buildings that challenge conventional architectural programs. Recent projects include the Danish Maritime Museum (2013), 8 House (2012), West 57th (2012), and Superkilen master plan (2012). His numerous awards include AIA Honor Awards, the Crown Prince Culture Prize from the Danish Culture Fund, and the Wall Street Journal’s Architectural Innovator of the Year Award (2011). Ingels has spoken about his work in many venues, including TED, WIRED, AMCHAM, 10 Downing Street, and the World Economic Forum
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