Space.City hosts a talk by Kai-Uwe Bergmann of Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) at Seattle Central Library on May 29, 2013, at 6:30 pm.
Tickets, $12 online, $15 door, $5 student w/ID: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/369751
BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group operates within the fields of architecture, urbanism, research and development. BIG has created a reputation for projects that are programmatically and technically innovative while cost and resource conscious. Current and recent work includes 8 House in Copenhagen (2010), the Danish Pavilion at Shanghai World Expo (2010), West 57th Tower in New York City, and Kimball Art Center in Park City, Utah.
A partner with BIG, Kai-Uwe Bergmann brings his expertise to proposals around the globe; currently the office is working in over fifteen different countries throughout Europe, Asia, the Middle East and the United States. Registered as an architect in the USA, UK and Denmark, Kai-Uwe was Project Manager upon Central Asia’s first Carbon Neutral Master Plan – Zira Island in Baku, Azerbaijan. Kai-Uwe also sits on numerous international juries and lectures on the work of BIG worldwide. He complements his professional work through teaching assignments at IE University in Madrid and San Diego’s New School of Architecture.