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BIG's New York Studio Grows Twice As Big

Bjarke Ingels sits among some of his partners, Andreas Klok Pedersen, Sheela Maini Sogaard, Jakob Lange, Thomas Christoffersen, David Zahle, Finn Norkjaer, and Kai-Uwe Bergmann, in the studio during its renovation. Photography by Paul Godwin.

The Bjarke Ingels Group's foam model represents a proposed high school in Arlington, Virginia. Photography by Paul Godwin.

Catalogs from the National Building Museum’s “Hot to Cold: An Odyssey of Architectural Adaptation” line a shelf. Photography by Paul Godwin.

The New York apartment building Via, slated for completion in 2016, is shown as a model in acrylic and foam. Photography by Paul Godwin.

LED screens loop footage of a playground project in Copenhagen. Photography by Paul Godwin.

BIG’s Bulb Fiction pendant fixtures for Lightyears are reflected in the glass fronts of the six meeting rooms. Photography by Paul Godwin.

Terraces play a major role at the proposed Virginia high school. Photography by Paul Godwin.

BIG’s Scoop chairs furnish the conference room. Photography by Paul Godwin.

Flooring is polished concrete. Photography by Paul Godwin.

Legos were left over from BIG’s contribution to artist Olafur Eliasson’s installation at the High Line park. Photography by Paul Godwin.

Bergmann built this wooden form, displayed at his workstation. Photography by Paul Godwin.

Children’s blocks provide inspiration. Photography by Paul Godwin.

A foam and plastic model represents the Musee Audemars Piguet in Le Brassus, Switzerland. Photography by Paul Godwin.

The stepped 80-story form of the proposed 2 World Trade Center appears between towers by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners. Photography by Paul Godwin.

A foam model shows a proposed house on the West Coast. Photography by Paul Godwin.

Communications coordinator Aiden Bowman examines a model of Google headquarters in Mountain View, California. Photography by Paul Godwin.

A stand by Leif Jorgensen Architects supports another World Trade Center model. Photography by Paul Godwin.

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