All posts tagged “big

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BIG’s IQON in Quito

BIG just announced its first project in South America. It is a 33 storey residential building in Quito, Ecuador. When completed, it will be the tallest building in the city. The developer is Uribe and Schwarzkopf.  Here are a couple of other images: The building is… Read More

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Ziggurats and gondolas

Yesterday was an exciting day for Toronto city building announcements.  Firstly, Alex Bozikovic of the Globe and Mail published an exclusive preview of architect Bjarke Ingel’s plan for King Street West. Here’s a photo of the architectural model (it’s by Landon Speers): My favorite quote… Read More

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Hot to cold

Architect Bjarke Ingels will be in Toronto next week to talk about how architecture can create communities and about a new project that he is working on with developers Westbank and Allied REIT here in the city. The last time I heard Bjarke speak was when… Read More

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Renderings that scare

This morning I was reading about an anti-development activist group in Vancouver that’s trying to fight the Bjarke Ingels designed Beach and Howe Tower. Here’s a “rendering” of the project that the group is using to galvanize the community: And here’s an official rendering of… Read More