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BJARKE INGELS

I THINK ARCHITECTURE IS RARELY THE PRODUCT OF A SINGLE I BELIEVE THAT ARCHITECTURE, AS ANYTHING ELSE IN
IDEOLOGY. IT'S MORE LIKE IT CAN BE SHAPED BY A REALLY BIG LIFE, IS EVOLUTIONARY. IDEAS EVOLVE; THEY DONT COME
IDEA. IT CAN ACCOMMODATE A LOT OF LIFE FORMS. FROM OUTER SPACE AND CRASH INTO THE DRAWING
BOARD.
8 HOUSE TYPE : Commission
LOCATION SIZE : 62000 mt sq.
8 house is located in Orestad South on the edge of a canal with a view LOCATION : Copenhagen, Denmark
of the open spaces of Kalvebrod in Copenhagen. With 475 units with a STAUS : Completed
variety of sizes and layouts, the building meets the need of people in AWARDS : AIA National award, Scandinavian green
all of lifes roof award

CONCEPT
Referring to his second example of "architectural alchemy",
Bjarke Ingels explains his idea "that by mixing traditional
ingredients, retail, rowhouses and apartments in untraditional
ways, you create added value, if not gold."They are connected
by a promenade and a cycle track which reach up to the 10th
floor, allowing businesses and housing to co-exist

. Instead of dividing the different functions of the building- for


both habitation and trades- in separate blocks, they have been
spread out horizontally.`

The bow shaped building created two distinct spaces,


separated by the center of the bow which host the communal
facilities

THE MOUNTAIN DWELLINGS.

THERES AN IDEA IN ARCHITECTURE THAT, IF YOU WERE


COMMISSIONED TO DO A SCHOOL, YOU SHOULD FIND THE BEST
SCHOOL YOU CAN FIND, AND BUILD IT AGAIN.

Above: 5th floor

The Mountain Dwellings are the The holes in the faade form a huge
second generation of the VM Houses. reproduction of Mount Everest. By day the holes
The program is 2/3 parking and 1/3 in the aluminum plates appear black on the
living. All apartments have roof bright aluminum, and the gigantic picture
gardens facing the sun, amazing views, reminds one of a rough raster image.
and parking directly under each unit.
The gigantic parking area contains 480
parking lots and a sloping elevator
that moves along the inner walls of
First level Fourth level ninth level the mountain.

DOCUMENTATION Sandip Khalsa roll no.


Studio 4A Shaival Shah roll no. 2016
Jainish Prajapati roll no. 2017
Semester VIII Praneet Nagdev roll no.

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