ABOUT BIG ARCHITECTURE FESTIVAL
Big Architecture is a leading business and educational event related to advanced architecture. It is intended to strengthen business success and attractiveness of South-Eastern Europe by researching, evaluating, and promoting architectural excellence. It serves as a catalyst of reflections about the crucial importance of architecture in the environment that takes into account and responds to the contemporary social challenges which are important for our existence, economy, and future.
The purpose of the festival is to familiarise architects and professional decision-makers with the new concepts of living, innovative technologies, building systems, services, and advanced solutions in forming and implementing a high-quality architectural envelope and interior. It is also an opportunity for the architects to present their work.
The Big Architecture Conference explores the relationship between quality design, innovation, response and change. A selection of internationally-engaged architects addresses these issues through their exceptional work and through a dynamic dialogue-process within the framework of the event.
Business Architectural Forum
Top-level architects discussing various topics related to the use of wood in architecture and interior.
BigSEE Winners Presentations 180 ̊
A series of short lectures by awarded architects presenting their winning projects aimed at confronting critical thinking about quality architecture, and establishing better quality communication within the profession and in relation to the lay public.
Experts Presentations 180 ̊
Construction experts and architects on new materials and technical solutions through advanced architectural examples.
Tobias Nolte; Certain Measures
Ren Yee; UNStudio
Michael Obrist; feld72
Silja Tillner; Tillner & Willinger
Maria Claudia Clemente; LABICS
Tom Frantzen; FRANTZEN et al architecten
Martin Josst; Delugan Meissl Associated Architects
Bas ten Brinke; 70F architecture
Marin Mikelić; MVA (Mikelić Vreš arhitekti)
Katjuša Kranjc in Rok Kuhar; Raketa
Einar Jarmund; JVA – Jarmund/Vigsnaes AS Arkitekter
Umberto Napolitano, Maxime Enrico; LAN
Jürgen Mayer; J.MAYER.H und Partner
Tony Fretton; Tony Fretton Architects
Enrique Sobejano & Fuensanta Nieto; Nieto Sobejano
Antón García-Abril; Ensamble Studio
Jan Schellhoff; UNstudio
Julian Weyer; C. F. Møller
Paul Robbrecht & Hilde Daem; Robbrecht en Daem Architecten
Kamiel Klaasse; NL Architects
Zvi Hecker; Zvi Hecker | architect
Carme Pinós; Estudio Carme Pinós
Nuno Mateus, ARX Portugal Arquitectos
Bjarne Mastenbroek; SeARCH Architects
Simon Ewings; Snøhetta AS
Andrew Griffin; JDS
Dorte Mandrup-Paulsen; DORTE MANDRUP ARKITEKTER
Architecture Trade Show
The Big Architecture Trade Show is the first and the leading Trade Show for advanced architecture and professional civil engineering in the region that aims to familiarize architects and other expert decision-makers with new materials, innovative technologies and advanced solutions related to planning and implementation of high-quality architecture and interior design.
Individual talks and networking between architects, suppliers and other experts. Their aim is to strengthen an in-depth exchange of expert opinions and information – a unique opportunity for architects to become familiar with various innovations, novelties and solutions and to establish new business relations and opportunities.
Within the scope of the Big Architecture Festival, the awards for excellence in Southeast European architecture will be granted in the following categories:
– BigSEE Architecture Awards: Residential architecture, Public and commercial architecture, Landscape and urban space
– BigSEE Visionaries Awards are dedicated to those individuals who enrich and inspire the world of creativity, tend to move forward by pushing the boundaries in architecture and design, and help to encourage the creative environment in Southeast Europe.
The exhibition at the national pavilions features the award-winning architectural projects in the following categories: Residential Architecture, Public and Commercial Architecture, Landscape and Urban Space.