Who is Who in Sustainable Construction


Kai-Uwe Bergmann


Kai-Uwe Bergmann is Partner, Business Development of BIG, Bjarke Ingels Group based in Copenhagen.

Through a series of commissions won in design and architectural competitions BIG quickly attained international recognition. The architectural practice’s work combines astute analysis, lighthearted experimentation, social responsibility and humor.

He was previously a Project Architect with C F Møller Architects in Copenhagen where he was a member of three award-winning competition, and filled the same role at the Austrian office of Baumschlager & Eberle.

Kai-Uwe Bergmann obtained a BA of Science in Architecture from the University of Virginia, and a Master of Architecture (hons) from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA).

He has spent the last eleven years studying glass art and creating his own cast glass pieces.

Kai-Uwe Bergmann represents Bjarke Ingels, Founding Partner of BIG, Bjarke Ingels Group as a member of the Holcim Awards jury for region Europe in 2011.

He was a member winning consortium of the Global Holcim Awards Gold 2015 and Holcim Awards Silver 2014 for North America. “The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure, New York” is a large-scale integrated flood protection system to address the vulnerability of New York City to coastal flooding and proposes a protective ribbon in Southern Manhattan using a series of raised berms and other measures to create public spaces along the water’s edge.

Last Updated: April 20, 2015
Copenhagen, Denmark
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