Kai-Uwe Bergmann is a Partner at Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) who brings his expertise to proposals around the globe, including work in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and the United States. Kai-Uwe heads up BIG’s business development which currently has the office working in over 15 different countries.
In addition to these duties, Kai-Uwe is also Head of Communications. Registered as an architect in the USA and the UK, Kai-Uwe was Project Manager upon Central Asia’s first Carbon Neutral Master Plan—Zira Island in Baku, Azerbaijan. He also compliments his professional work through teaching assignments at IE University in Madrid and at the New School of Architecture in San Diego.
Kai-Uwe also sits on numerous international juries and lectures on the works of BIG worldwide.
BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group is a New York and Copenhagen based group of architects, designers and thinkers operating within the fields of architecture, urbanism, research and development. BIG has created a reputation for completing buildings that are as programmatically and technically innovative as they are cost and resource conscious.
BIG’s recently completed projects include the Danish Maritime Museum, the Danish Pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo, and The 8 House being recently distinguished with a National AIA Honor Award. Projects being designed in North America include the New York City based 600 unit West 57th Tower designed for Durst Fetner Residential which broke ground in the Spring of 2012 and the forthcoming Kimball Art Center in Park City, Utah.
In architectural production, BIG demonstrates a high sensitivity to the particular demands of site context and program.