MINI Living and Studiomama propose a micro-city in Milan

This is the latest in the MINI Living series, exhibited in Milan as part of Salone del Mobile and Fuorisalone. The project investigates how a new approach to design can improve urban life and, in the process, examines how the marque can evolve from being simply a car brand. The idea is to collaborate with various architects – different voices for different projects. For Milan, MINI worked with London architect Studiomama for Built by All,... Read More

BIG’s Bjarke Ingels talks clean cities

‘Urban space and urban movement coexist in a constant feedback loop where each part is evolving to adjust to the other.’ So says Bjarke Ingels, founder of the Danish architecture firm BIG. In his vision for the ideal future urban environment, mobility will be automated with the driverless car ultimately changing the dynamics of the urban space. BIG proposes for an ‘elastic’ city, a flexible urban environment to replace the current... Read More

BIG’s 21 century urban living

Last century’s modern thinkers founds new ways to house city dwellers – admittedly the solutions not always sucecssful in the long terms. How to house twenty first-century urban inhabitants was at the heart of Danish architect Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)’s 8 House scheme just completed on the outskirts of Copenhagen. #gallery-3 { margin: auto; } #gallery-3 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align:... Read More