BIG's 8 House succeeds where the Smithsons' "streets in the sky" failed, says Bjarke Ingels

Danish architect Bjarke Ingels claims his Copenhagen housing development has accomplished the social mission Brutalist architects Alison and Peter Smithson set out to achieve with their “streets in sky” concept in the 1960s and 1970s. Named 8 House because of its angular figure-of-eight plan, BIG’s building dips and rises at the corners to create a … Continue reading BIG’s 8 House succeeds where the Smithsons’ “streets in the sky” failed, says Bjarke Ingels