BIG, New York
Kai-Uwe Bergmann, FAIA, is a New York-based partner with BIG. The company was founded by Bjarke Ingels in 2005 and now has approximately 700 staff working in architecture, landscaping, engineering, planning and product design. Kai-Uwe oversees BIG's urban and landscape projects in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, and has contributed to BIG U, the resiliency plan to protect 16 kilometres of Manhattan coastline. Other projects include Brooklyn Queens Park, Smithsonian Master Plan, Pittsburgh Master Plan and Miami Beach Square.
The scope of Kai-Uwe's work beyond BIG has included teaching assignments at the University of Pennsylvania, IE University in Madrid, and his alma mater the University of Virginia. He has held a Board position with the Van Alen Institute, a New York non-profit dedicated to improving design in the public realm, he participates as a juror on international panels and lectures globally on BIG’s projects.
Kai-Uwe is an international keynote speaker at in:situ on Wednesday 21 February 2024.
Kai-Uwe Bergmann is proudly sponsored by APL.