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Hot to cold : an odyssey of architectural adaptation

Author: Bjarke Ingels; BIG Bjarke Ingels Group.; National Building Museum (U.S.); Taschen (Firm),
Publisher: Köln : Taschen, ©2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Architecture is the art and science of accommodating the lives we want to live. Our cities and buildings aren't givens; they are the way they are because that is as far as we have come to date. They are the best efforts of our ancestors and fellow planetizens, and if they have shortcomings, it is up to us to continue that effort, pick up where they left off. Bjarke Ingels Group's (BIG) grand mission is to find a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogues
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bjarke Ingels; BIG Bjarke Ingels Group.; National Building Museum (U.S.); Taschen (Firm),
ISBN: 9783836557399 3836557398
OCLC Number: 898530476
Notes: This book coincides with the "Hot to Cold" exhibition at the National Building Museum and presents 60 case studies in harsh climate conditions in order to examine where and how we live on our planet.
Description: 711 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), map, plans ; 25 cm
Contents: Middle Eastern Media HQ, Middle East --
Majlis, Doha, QA --
Mina Warehouse Gallery, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates --
Kuala Lumpur Landmark Tower, Kuala Lumpur, MY --
Honeycomb Albany Marina residences, Nassau, BS --
Ward Village Green Tower, Honolulu, USA --
The Grove at Grand Bay, Miami, USA --
Phoenix Observation Tower, Phoenix, USA --
Hualien Resort and residences, Hualien, TW --
Shenzhen Energy HQ, Shenzhen, CN --
St. Petersburg pier, St. Petersburg, FL, USA --
Danish 2010 Expo Pavilion, Shanghai, CN --
Museum of the Human Body, Montpellier, FR --
Villa in Mexico City, Mexico City, MX --
Smithsonian master plan, Washington D.C., USA --
Meca, Bordeaux, FR --
Rose Rock International Financial Center, Tianjin, CN --
Yongsan International Business District, Seoul, KR --
West 57th Street, New York City, USA --
NYC residential tower, New York City, USA --
Pavilion on a pier, USA --
Brooklyn Bridge Park viewing platform, New York City, USA --
The Dry Line, New York City, USA --
BIG [heart] NYC, New York City, USA --
Europa City, Paris, FR --
Malaysia Square at Battersea Powerstation, London, UK --
Transitlager Lofts, Basel, CH [Switzerland] --
Vancouver House, Vancouver, CA --
Telus Sky, Calgary, CA --
Danish Maritime Museum, Helsingør, DK --
HQ on the Harbor, Copenhagen, DK --
ST Thomas Church extension, Copenhagen, DK --
8 House, Copenhagen, DK --
Floating student housing, Copenhagen, DK --
Loop City, Copenhagen, DK --
Sydhavns Recycling Center, Copenhagen, DK --
Superkilen Park, Copenhagen, DK --
Gammel Hellerup Gymnasium, Hellerup, DK --
The Lego house, Billund, DK --
Zootopia Givskud Zoo master plan, Givskud, DK --
Blavand Bunker Museum, Blåvand, DK --
Watch Flower, Aarhus, DK --
House in Gug Aalborg, DK --
Audemars Piguet Founder's House, Le Brassus, CH [Switzerland] --
Skuru Bridge, Nacka, SE --
Torshavn Education Center, Torshavn, FO --
Kimball Art Center, Park City, [Utah], USA --
Tallinn Town Hall, Tallinn, EE --
Uppsala Power Plant, Uppsala, SE --
Museum across a river, Scandinavia --
Astana National Library, Astana, KZ --
Greenland National Gallery of Art, Nuuk, GL --
Koutalaki Ski Village, Levi, FI --
Amager Resource Center, Copenhagen, DK --
Audi Urban Future Award, Miami, FL ; Venice, IT --
The BIG maze, Washington, D.C., USA --
BIG hot cold exhibition, Washington, D.C., USA.
Responsibility: [BIG Bjarke Ingels Group].

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Through scorching heat to unforgiving chills, BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group presents a dazzling round-up of adaptive architecture in extreme environments around the world. In coordination with a major  Read more...

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