Between low and high: BIG's VIA 57 West
With his concept of utopian pragmatism, Danish architect Bjarke Ingels often combines contrasts that do not seem compatible. The first completion of BIG in the US is an unconventional apartment block in New York. Its concept combines the European block structure with Manhattan’s tradition of high rise buildings.
Client: The Durst Organization
Architect: BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group
Location: 625 W 57th St, New York (USA)