Bjarke Ingels

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Birthday
2, 1974
Birthplace
Denmark
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
2, 1974 (age 44)
Birthplace
Denmark

About

Unconventional architect whose work included Mountain Dwellings and VM Houses, unique housing complexes in Copenhagen. His designs were known for their sustainability and sociological philosophy, balancing both the playful and the practical.

Before Fame

He graduated from the Technica Superior de Arquitectura in Barcelona in 1999. He worked on the Islands Brygge Harbour Bath in Copenhagen Harbour in 2003. His mixed-use housing development, 8 House, was designed in 2010.

Trivia

He designed the Helsingor Psychiatric Hospital, which he shaped like a snowflake.

Family Life

His father was an engineer and his mother was a dentist.

Associated With

He was born in the same country as scientist Niels Bohr.