Jakob Lange is a partner at BIG and has collaborated with Bjarke Ingels since 2003. As a project leader for several award-winning projects, Jakob has been instrumental to many of BIG’s largest commissions. He led the design and development of The Mountain mixed-use residences in Copenhagen, completed in 2008, and served as the Project Leader for the new Tallinn Town Hall in Estonia, which received a MIPIM Future Award 2011. He is currently Partner in Charge of Stettin 7, a 20.000 m2 sustainable luxury residential building in Stockholm, Sweden. Jakob also heads BIG IDEAS, BIG’s technology driven special projects division. Through analysis and simulation, BIG IDEAS informs BIG’s design decisions with research-based information - Information Driven Design. Special projects, including a green window farm, customized furniture, and innovative building systems support the studio’s work from small details to the BIG picture.


At the Open Lecture Series internationally renowned architects, artists, theoreticians, critics and urbanists from all around the globe give talks to offer fresh perspectives on architecture, design, urban development and critical thought. The lectures are open to everyone interested in the future of our living environment. The lectures are held in English, free of charge.