A filmic portrait of Denmark's world famous architect, Bjarke Ingels
KASPAR ASTRUP SCHRODER | 2017 | 93 min.
DANISH AND ENGLISH W / English subtitles
Bjarke Ingels broke through with his buildings in Ørestad, and now he is hailed by The Wall Street Journal to "one of architecture's biggest stars." BIG TIME follows the young architect over five years, while he struggles to complete his biggest project to date, residential construction W57 Manhattan. Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) is also tasked to build the World Trade Center 2, one of the skyscrapers that will replace the twin towers. While he is in the process of changing the New York skyline, it suddenly something as banal as health is causing the problems. The film offers an intimate portrait of the innovative and ambitious Dane worldwide celebrated as a genius.
The film will be followed by Q & A with Bjarke Ingels and director Kaspar Astrup Schröder.