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Apple Campus: Designers: Foster + Partners, ARUP (Engineers), OLIN (Landscape) Year: 2012 - 2016  The new Apple Campus will sit on a 176-acre plot in the South Bay city of 60,000. The massive donut of a building is the jewel of the campus - a 4 storey ring with 13,000 engineers and designs under one roof. Foster and Partners architects working on the project summed the building up as "one of the most environmentally sustainable projects on this scale anywhere in the world." The plan is for…

Apple Campus: Designers: Foster + Partners, ARUP (Engineers), OLIN (Landscape) Year: 2012 - 2016 The new Apple Campus will sit on a 176-acre plot in the South Bay city of 60,000. The massive donut of a building is the jewel of the campus - a 4 storey ring with 13,000 engineers and designs under one roof. Foster and Partners architects working on the project summed the building up as "one of the most environmentally sustainable projects on this scale anywhere in the world." The plan is for…

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Italy Pavilion (Palazzo Italia): This pavilion was designed and built for the Milan Expo 2015. Palazzo Italia was conceived as a sustainable energy building almost zero thanks to the contribution of photovoltaic glass in coverage and photocatalytic properties of new concrete for the outer casing. It is an "osmotic" building that dialogues and exchanges energy with its surroundings.The full 9,000m2 of the facade of Palazzo Italia is clad in more than 700 active BIODYNAMIC concrete panels…

Italy Pavilion (Palazzo Italia): This pavilion was designed and built for the Milan Expo 2015. Palazzo Italia was conceived as a sustainable energy building almost zero thanks to the contribution of photovoltaic glass in coverage and photocatalytic properties of new concrete for the outer casing. It is an "osmotic" building that dialogues and exchanges energy with its surroundings.The full 9,000m2 of the facade of Palazzo Italia is clad in more than 700 active BIODYNAMIC concrete panels…

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8 House: Location: Copenhagen, Denmark Architect: Bjarke Ingels  8 House is a large mixed-use development built in the shape of a figure 8 on the southern perimeter of the new suburb of Orestad in Copenhagen, Denmark. The bow-shaped building consists of 61,000 square metres of three different types of residential housing and 10,000 square metres of retail premises and offices. Bjarke Ingels explains the design, "that by mixing traditional ingredients, retail, rowhouses and apartments in…

8 House: Location: Copenhagen, Denmark Architect: Bjarke Ingels 8 House is a large mixed-use development built in the shape of a figure 8 on the southern perimeter of the new suburb of Orestad in Copenhagen, Denmark. The bow-shaped building consists of 61,000 square metres of three different types of residential housing and 10,000 square metres of retail premises and offices. Bjarke Ingels explains the design, "that by mixing traditional ingredients, retail, rowhouses and apartments in…

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Denmark Pavilion - Shanghai Expo 2010: Architects: Bjarke Ingels (BIG), ARUP, 2+1 The pavilion is a big loop on which visitors ride around on one of the 1,500 bikes available at the entrance, a chance to experience the Danish urban way. At the center of the pavilion is a big pool with fresh water from Copenhagen's harbor, in which visitors can swim in, complete with The Little Mermaid statue centerpiece of Denmark. The pavilion is a monolithic structure in white painted steel which keeps it…

Denmark Pavilion - Shanghai Expo 2010: Architects: Bjarke Ingels (BIG), ARUP, 2+1 The pavilion is a big loop on which visitors ride around on one of the 1,500 bikes available at the entrance, a chance to experience the Danish urban way. At the center of the pavilion is a big pool with fresh water from Copenhagen's harbor, in which visitors can swim in, complete with The Little Mermaid statue centerpiece of Denmark. The pavilion is a monolithic structure in white painted steel which keeps it…

625 West 57th Street (W57): Architects: Bjarke Ingels (BIG)  BIG started with a rectangular block with a centrally located courtyard that is exactly the same proportions as its inspiration, Central Park. The architectonic slope of the edifice allows for occupants to experience an enclosed garden courtyard area as well as expansive views of the Hudson River and surrounding cityscape. The form has successfully developed a solar envelope form that allows maximum daylight to a majority of…

625 West 57th Street (W57): Architects: Bjarke Ingels (BIG) BIG started with a rectangular block with a centrally located courtyard that is exactly the same proportions as its inspiration, Central Park. The architectonic slope of the edifice allows for occupants to experience an enclosed garden courtyard area as well as expansive views of the Hudson River and surrounding cityscape. The form has successfully developed a solar envelope form that allows maximum daylight to a majority of…

Amager Barkke (Waste-to-Energy Plant): Location: Copenhagen, Denmark Architects: Bjarke Ingels  Amager Barkke, when completed, will be cleanest waste-to-energy plant in the world. It will be the tallest and biggest building in Copenhagen. Now under construction, it will contribute to Copenhagen's ambitious goal of becoming carbon-neutral by 2025. When finished in 2017, it will produce heat for 160,000 households and electricity for 62,500 residences, fueled entirely by the city's garbage…

Amager Barkke (Waste-to-Energy Plant): Location: Copenhagen, Denmark Architects: Bjarke Ingels Amager Barkke, when completed, will be cleanest waste-to-energy plant in the world. It will be the tallest and biggest building in Copenhagen. Now under construction, it will contribute to Copenhagen's ambitious goal of becoming carbon-neutral by 2025. When finished in 2017, it will produce heat for 160,000 households and electricity for 62,500 residences, fueled entirely by the city's garbage…