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In Progress: 8 House / BIG

Last year, BIG completed Mountain Dwellings (winner of the Building of the Year 2009 Award under the Housing category), showing us new approaches to a complex typology.

© Dragor Lufthavn
© Dragor Lufthavn

Along this line of innovation in housing, we now present you a sneak peek of the soon to be completed 8 House a 62,000sqm project located in Copenhagen with an interesting approach to mixed use. Over 540 units for different configurations (single or family, young and elders, growing or shrinking families) are placed around a bow in the shape of an 8, mixed with commerce and community facilities, which Bjarke Ingels explain on the above video with a simplicity that has become BIG’s signature when it comes to project presentation.

More photos of the construction process after the break:

Cite:David Basulto. "In Progress: 8 House / BIG" 06 Jun 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/63464/in-progress-8-house-big/>