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Architectural Museum Showcases

The Hot to Cold Exhibit by BIG in Washington DC is Fascinating

— February 11, 2015 — Art & Design
The Hot to Cold exhibit by Danish architecture firm BIG is a comprehensive experience that will take patrons through the creative process of their recent work at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC through August 2015.

The immersive Hot to Cold exhibit will explore the adaptive nature of the design process in regards to the changing climate and geographical elements faced by BIG on 60 of their recent projects, models of which will be on display.

While this is BIG's first exhibition of their design in North America, the firm collaborated with the National Building Museum in Washington in 2014, when they produced an interactive maze in the same space. BIG and Bjarke Engels was named by the Smithsonian in 2013 to spearhead their multi-billion dollar refurbishment plans for their southern campus in the center of DC.
Trend Themes
1. Adaptive Design - The Hot to Cold exhibit showcases the adaptability of design processes to changing climates and geographical elements, offering potential for innovation in architecture and related industries.
2. Interactive Exhibits - BIG's immersive exhibition provides an innovative and engaging way to showcase architectural design, offering opportunities for museums and galleries to incorporate digital and interactive elements in their exhibits.
3. Sustainable Design - The Hot to Cold exhibit highlights BIG's focus on sustainable design and environmentally responsible architecture, presenting opportunities for businesses in the green tech and renewable energy industries.
Industry Implications
1. Architecture - The Hot to Cold exhibit presents opportunities for architects to adopt adaptive design processes and emphasize sustainable design practices in their work.
2. Museums and Galleries - BIG's innovative exhibition provides inspiration for museums and galleries to incorporate interactive and immersive elements in their exhibits, engaging audiences in new and exciting ways.
3. Green Tech and Renewable Energy - The focus on sustainable design in the Hot to Cold exhibit presents opportunities for businesses in the green tech and renewable energy industries to collaborate with architects and designers to create environmentally responsible structures and buildings.
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