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Video: Bjarke Ingels on Urban Hybrids and "Courtscrapers"

Video: Bjarke Ingels on Urban Hybrids and "Courtscrapers"

Bjarke Ingels has built a reputation for formulating new urban hybrids. From merging power plants with ski slopes to reintroducing nature to the workspace, Ingels' well-respected practice BIG is missioned to realize the fictitious world we all dream to inhabit by redefining conventional building typologies. An example of this is the Danish practice's New York "courtscraper" - W57, a clever union of the courtyard building and skyscraper that guarantees sunlight to all its inhabitants. Watch the video above to learn more.

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Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "Video: Bjarke Ingels on Urban Hybrids and "Courtscrapers"" 29 Apr 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/625546/video-bjarke-ingels-on-urban-hybrids-and-courtscrapers/> ISSN 0719-8884

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