Kai-Uwe Bergmann

BIG, Partner | New York City, United States

About

Kai-Uwe Bergmann, FAIA is a Partner at BIG who brings his architectural expertise to proposals around the globe, including work in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Bergmann heads up BIG's business development--which currently has the office working in over 40 different countries. He also oversees BIG's Urban scales projects and supports BIG’s Landscape projects. He is registered as an architect in the USA (13 states) and Canada. He most recently contributed to the resiliency plan BIG U to protect 10 miles of Manhattan's coastline. First envisioned through the Rebuild by Design competition to develop proactive responses to Superstorm Sandy, it is now being constructed with a completion date in 2026. Further projects include Reimagining Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn Queens Park, Smithsonian Master Plan, Pittsburgh Master Plan and Miami Beach Square.

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Kai-Uwe Bergmann

CTBUH Roles

Annual Conference, Presenter (New York 2015; Chicago 2019)

Annual Conference, Steering Committee (New York 2015)

Innovation Conference, Speaker (Chicago 2020)

Live-Streamed Conference, Presenter (2020)

Videos

10 June 2020

Will Technology Save Us?! Smart Solutions & the Future of Workplace

The incorporation of Smart Technology into the high-rise realm has the ability to bring real value to building occupants. As the world begins to consider...

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29 January 2018

"Geometry of Tall Buildings" - a CTBUH United Kingdom Chapter Event

The London Committee of the CTBUH United Kingdom Chapter recently hosted [i]Geometry of Tall Buildings[/i], a conversation between leading architects and engineers on the geometry...

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03 November 2016

2016 Awards - Session 3 Q&A

Alexander Durst, Chief Development Officer, The Durst Organization; Kai-Uwe Bergmann, Partner, Bjarke Ingels Group; Jianping Gu, General Manager, Shanghai Tower C&D; Grant Uhlir, Managing Director,...

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10 June 2020

Will Technology Save Us?! Smart Solutions & Future of Workplace

CTBUH hosted its second in a series of digital events about adapting the urban realm to a post-pandemic world. During this panel discussion, top experts share their perspective on the smart solutions they see consistently generating value and how they will help bring the workforce back to a safe and productive environment. This panel discussion was moderated by past CTBUH Chairman David Malott, Founder & CEO, AI.

29 January 2018

CTBUH United Kingdom Presents: Geometry of Tall Buildings

Join CTBUH UK at the RIBA in London to investigate and speculate on the design and geometry of the tall buildings of the future.

29 January 2018

CTBUH UK Chapter Hosts: Geometry of Tall Buildings

The CTBUH UK Chapter recently hosted a conversation between architects and engineers on the geometry of tall buildings and its impact on the design trends of the future.

15 November 2017

CTBUH Israel’s Tel Aviv Regional Conference

The city of Tel Aviv was honored to host the CTBUH Tel Aviv Regional Conference in collaboration with the annual IACIE conference and CTBUH Israel.

7 April 2016

CTBUH NYC YPC: Spring Social at BIG

CTBUH New York Young Professional Committee held their annual Spring Social event at Bjarke Ingels Group's New York Office on April 7, 2016.

22 May 2015

Vertical Habitat – Vision 2020 and Beyond

Please join the CTBUH Japan Chapter, in cooperation with Mori Building and KPF, for an inaugural symposium on Tokyo's plans for 2020 and more.

10 June 2020

Will Technology Save Us?! Smart Solutions & the Future of Workplace

The incorporation of Smart Technology into the high-rise realm has the ability to bring real value to building occupants. As the world begins to consider...

29 January 2018

"Geometry of Tall Buildings" - a CTBUH United Kingdom Chapter Event

The London Committee of the CTBUH United Kingdom Chapter recently hosted [i]Geometry of Tall Buildings[/i], a conversation between leading architects and engineers on the geometry...

03 November 2016

2016 Awards - Session 3 Q&A

Alexander Durst, Chief Development Officer, The Durst Organization; Kai-Uwe Bergmann, Partner, Bjarke Ingels Group; Jianping Gu, General Manager, Shanghai Tower C&D; Grant Uhlir, Managing Director,...

03 November 2016

Interview: VIA 57 WEST

Kai-Uwe Bergmann, Partner, BIG, and Alexander Durst, Chief Development Officer, The Durst Organization, are interviewed by Chris Bentley regarding VIA 57 WEST, New York City,...

03 November 2016

Best of Both Worlds: VIA 57 WEST

By incorporating the social sustainability of a mid-rise structure with the efficiency and density of a high-rise, the distinctive massing and appearance of VIA 57...

27 October 2015

New York 2050

Kai-Uwe Bergmann, Bjarke Ingels Group; Scott Frank, Jaros, Baum & Bolles; Russel Unger, Urban Green; and Tom Wright, Regional Plan Association, discuss the future of...