BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group was founded by Bjarke Ingels in 2005 and now it functions as a group of architects, designers, urbanists and researchers that are involved in a great number of projects worldwide. BIG is led by seventeen partners including Bjarke Ingels and its architecture is developed around a careful analysis on the constant evolution of our contemporary lives.
Hot to Cold: An Odyssey of Architectural Adaptation is published by Taschen and the book is known to be one of the best-selling architecture books of its generation. Hot to Cold aims to investigate the way mankind inhabits the planet, through sixty case studies that are situated in extreme climate conditions.
While investigating the relation between architecture and climate, the book intends to challenge and reformulate extreme climate conditions into both economically and environmentally beneficial hospitability solutions.