May 13, 2016

BIG Partners with Hyperloop One

Elon Musk’s Hyperloop transit was proposed in 2013. Today the genius behind Tesla and SpaceX has done its first test of Hyperloop One. For those not sure what Hyperloop is, it’s a new transit system that goes above speeds of 700 mph , and can take one from Los Angeles to San Francisco in half […]

April 28, 2016

Designboom Talks to Kengo Kuma About Alberni

designboom was invited to the official presentation of the Westbank project in Vancouver where they spoke with Kengo Kuma about the Alberni project, and what he wanted to achieve in this, his first skyscraper in Canada. Kuma noted that Vancouver is a beautiful place. The wild nature and the beautiful ocean is in the centre of the […]

April 20, 2016

An Evening With Kengo Kuma: Recap

On April 12th, a mix of Vancouverites, architects, planners, city builders, artists and students gathered at the University of British Columbia’s Chan Centre for “Small to Large, an Evening with Kengo Kuma”. Kuma took the audience on his journey from Small to Large, first exploring the small, soulful scale of his early Small Scale Projects. […]

April 12, 2016
Explore our partnership with the world's premier piano manufacturer.

The Fazioli Pianos

Our partnership with the Fazioli Company, the world’s premier piano manufacturer, has brought a certain level of sophistication to many of our projects.  The beautifully crafted pianos effortlessly become a crown jewel, allowing their distinct sound to fill any space. It began with the Shangri-La, Vancouver, where we commissioned a custom-made black lacquer Fazioli that complements the dark chocolate and […]

April 08, 2016

An Evening with Kengo Kuma in Vancouver

We are excited to welcome Japan’s leading architect Kengo Kuma to Vancouver on Tuesday, April 12th. For those who would like to attend but have not secured tickets, sign up in the link below for a spot on our Rush List.  Tickets will be allocated to the list 30 minutes before the start of the presentation […]

April 06, 2016

World’s First Earthquake Proof Building

Kengo Kuma, famous Japanese architect, protects Japanese office building with carbon fiber curtain. He has renovated an office building in Nomi City which is recognized as the first earthquake resistant building. It is strengthened by carbon fibre beams as seen in the picture below: The influence of Kuma’s design is the idea of braiding rope, so […]


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