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Features

Golden Egg Bar
beijing 3rd ring east
bam's newest restaurant

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An egg all yellow and glittering.

BAM collaborates with Peter Walker Partners to complete FINITE/INFINITE garden
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A glimpse of the infinite.

The Droplet Chandelier is Installed In Wujin
making bam's third suspension structure
check out Ken Jiang's amazing photos

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487 Acrylic Petals with LED "droplet" tips are programmed in a mesmerizing display that makes this 7m long piece seem to come to life.

"The Nature Gate" and "The Titan":
BAM's two competition proposals for a 100m tall monument & 400m pedestrian bridge

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Politics always play a big role in civic projects, this one is still playing out.

The making of "The Nature Gate" and "The TItan"
BAM's Design Process

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The process of developing the 2 schemes for the 100m tall monument in China

"The Whale Table" at the InterContinental Hotel in Hong Kong
a.k.a. "the amoeba table"

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The solid paduak, rosewood, and burl table poses delicately on the stilleto legs. The breathtaking backdrop of the Hong Kong Skyline lies beyond.

Wuyishan Parade Project Completion
The Parade Hits the Streets of Wuyishan

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One of the Big Bad Battle Brothers rolling down the street

Essay: Smooth VS. Rough
Why "rough" design actually makes us smarter
里帝欧餐厅 台湾台北市
流畅对决粗旷

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L'Idiot Restaurant can help you think!? The "roughness" of the design stimulates a dialogue of active associations in the human mind.
里帝欧餐厅帮你思考!?“粗糙”的设计激起一种人内心中活跃的想法与设计之间的对话

L'Idiot Case Study
BAM's design process from concept to construction
里帝欧餐厅设计过程(学习)
BAM的设计从理论到施工进展过程

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The Ballistic Cloud!
It's happening in Chongqing...

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Color changing paint and hundreds of fog emitting nozzles are the order of the day for BAM's newest work.

Cloud Construction
Foggy Chongqing gets "Cloudier"

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1:15 Model of Chongqing Cloud in Ken's warm embrace. Odd Scale, good size.

CLAM SEASON:
Pingod Clam Harvest

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At last! A pearl!

BAM tackles molecules
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new drawings for Beijing Genetics Research Headquarters

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Molecular structure of Promacta

WINTERGARDEN COMPLETED
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shenyang, china

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The Wintergarden Installation hangs in a large glass atrium space.
Read more to see photos and a design background.

WINTERGARDEN
BAM GOES BIG FOR THE ATRIUM OF A NEW MALL
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BAM为一新落成的商场中庭设计大型艺术装置

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BAM designers meditate on a 1:25 scale model of the proposed installation

WHAM! BLAM!
SLINGING THE SEASONAL INSTALLATIONS
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BAM GETS READY FOR SOME MOONCAKES

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The light at the end of the funnel

bam develops design for new audi center
competition site beijing n5 ring road
用大楼梯改变世界

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Aluminati Installation, Reykjavic Art Museum, Iceland
冰岛 雷克雅未克市
Aluminati装置

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An installation exposing the perilous state of the Icelandic landscape, encouraging citizens to constructively embrace change within their pristine environment

BAM FANTASY CITY: URBAN HAIR PANDEMIC
THE KERATIN APOCALYPSE

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BAM will be published in the upcoming issue Kerb 18 for the acclaimed Plasticity Fantasticity competition. BAM’s submission, “Urban Hair Pandemic” was selected from hundreds of proposals for envisioning a fantasy future city.

Garden Game
Broelmuseum, Kortrijk, Belgium
花园游戏
比利时,科翠雅克市

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An experimental installation attempting to make a garden remotely. A video of the game, "The Chaotic Rise and Fall of the White Masked Man and Other Common Acts," views the installation as a stage for living.
2009年在比利时秘密花园节上,BAM建筑设计工作室(北京)尝试如何远程打造一个花园。操作花园游戏的教程和指令则是通过电子邮件的形式发往比利时,该游戏由当地的合作者们在科翠雅克市布鲁艾勒博物馆的后院中共同“玩成”。

Biornis-Aesthetope Avian Habitat Green Roof
Lower Manhattan, New York
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Biornis-Aesthetope: A fully supported avian habitat green roof structure
完全满足鸟类栖息地要求的屋顶花园结构

News

CAFA Studio

Daniel Gass, Zhang Yuan, and Jake Walker are honored to teach architectural design this semester at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing.

RIBA Windows Xintiandi Installation

BAM is collaborating with Markus Jatch on an installation opening March 28 in Xintiandi, Shanghai for the 2014 RIBA Windows project.

TITAN IS NUMBER ONE

Check out Archinect's 13 Most Viewed Projects in 2013.

3 Museums + 1 Square

BAM is collaborating with architecture powerhouse UNStudio for a competition site on the new Guangzhou city axis. The site includes an enormous public park space spanning over retail and transport infrastructure.

BAM collaborates with swire and sino-ocean on indigo park landscape

BAM is delighted to be involved in the design of two childrens' playgrounds now under construction in the new and unprecedented public space of Beijing: Jiuxianqiao Park.

Shanghai landscape projects

BAM is delivering three landscape designs for the CIFI Corporation. These are located throughout Shanghai and will include a new selection of plant species for BAM's landscape designers.

BAM Spin Flowers Installation Video Available on Youtube

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BAM's stunning 9m tall revolving flowers for the atrium of The Landmark, Hong Kong can now be seen on Youtube!

Huffington Post Feature

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BAM is featured on Huffington Post and interview with Jake Walker discusses the process of making the proposals for the Nanjing Youth Olympic Memorial competition.

Check out the Huffington Post Article HERE !!!

Wu Yi Shan Parade Hits the Streets

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Check out all of the pictures and video of the Wu Yi Shan parade as it hits the streets!

To see the Wu Yu Shan video CLICK HERE

Video and Photos by Peter Le

Whale Table Gets AMAZING coverage!

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Check out this article on the Girlahead website, Mary Gostelow's Inside luxury travel and lifestyle world wide. There some pictures of big names at the table. Apparently the author wanted Ivanka Trump to lie down on the table... maybe that'w why we didn't get a picture of her next to it... Additionally the article talks about Jean-Jacques Reibel, who is the visionary who commissioned the table.

Click HERE - to check it out

BAM is on YouKu

Check us out on YouKu (it's YouTube for China...)

RETAIL INSTALLATIONS

BAM's new category

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Hey there boys and girls... Not sure if you noticed but BAM-USA.com has a new category... RETAIL INSTALLATIONS! Over the past 18 months BAM has been doing more and more installations for retail environments, from up north in Shenyang to down south in Hong Kong! Tis the season, and stay tuned for many more BAM style installations...

CHECK IT OUT!!!

RELEASE THE TITAN!!!!

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BAM's 100m tall 400m long Titan has been released...

Project Images - Click Here

BAM's Design Process - Click Here

Video of the Titan - Click Here

BAM goes into Video

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BAM is getting into video!!! Finally.... Check out the BAM YouTube Channel !!! and take a look at the "Nature Gate"

PARADE

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BAM is working this Fall 2012 with the local government of Wuyishan to design 9 parade floats for the city!

BAM FURNITURE

October 2012

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BAM designed fabricated and delivered a massive 200kg table milled out of solid paduak, rosewood, and burl poplar to the Intercontinental Hotel in Hong Kong. The table is installed before the breathtaking lobby view of the HK skyline, stop by for a blobtini.

CHECK OUT SOME PHOTO HOT OFF THE PRESS!!! AND SOME INSTALLATION SHOTS AS WELL...

BEIJING GARDEN EXPO

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BAM is the local architect for Peter Walker Partner's contribution to the Beijing Garden Expo to be unveiled in the Spring of 2013.

tis the seasonal

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Although a relatively slow year in terms of the building economy in Beijing, BAM's seasonal work has ignited demand up and down the coast from Beijing to Hong Kong. Newest signed clients include The Place in Beijing and The Landmark in Hong Kong. Visit these destinations this Winter Season and be on the lookout for more spectacular BAM installations.

BAM collaborates with Studio 505

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BAM has been collaborating with Studio 505 of Melbourne, Australia on their Wujin Lotus Pavillion Project. BAM is delivering a 7m tall organic 'droplet' chandelier based on the Concept and Schematic work of s505.

Nature Pixels for Sydney

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Find Nature Pixels by clicking the "Installation Art" tab! Allie Dailey/BAM and Martha Schwartz worked on this competition entry with two of the coolest engineers in the world, Neil Thomas (Atelier One) and David Wiley (aerodynamics). We didn't win, which means either Pipilotti Rist, Jenny Holzer, or Yayoi Kusama got the job!

BAM in the Press!

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The Clamshell Carstands have been picked up by news sources all over! See what they're saying in Italy HERE, and check out this piece on car blog "Auto Motto" HERE.

The Top of the Charts!!

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Google "carstands" and you get BAM info at the top of the search results!!! Here we go, BAM!

Way to go BAM!

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BAM's Ballistic Cloud also featured on designboom.com! The third of BAM's three major installations of 2011 can be viewed HERE on one of our favorite design sites! Alright!

cometh the moment

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BAM Beijing is honored and delighted to have Allison Dailey back in her post following her time in the Harvard GSD Department of Landscape Architecture.

new projects galore

Check out the following newly updated projects on the BAM website:

Clamshell Carstands

Vanke Cloud

SAM, the Lantern Installation

CR Power Station

BAM WINTERGARDEN FEATURED IN 'VERSO EST', FANG ZHENING'S NEW EXHIBITION AT THE MAXXI MUSEUM IN ROME

Wintergarden project is selected as "Public Art and Landscape" in Fang Zhening and Wang Shu's epic new show at the newly opened Zaha Hadid-designed Maxxi Museum.

TAB 9 PUBLISHED

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That's right, Pete KL, TAB is back! Get ready for a whole new era of academic publication with the new and improved TABULA CASA. Now mining the creative depths of the local Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, the Harvard Graduate School of Design, and of course the progenitor, Cornell University, TAB continues in its mission as a forum for news and discourse within the academic design communities. TAB 9 is out, so contact us to get your hands on a hot copy and, if you are lucky, the winning tshirt design-- and stay tuned for TAB 10 in the upcoming Spring Semester.

ABITARE

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Check out the May issue of CASE DE ABITARE for interview by Li Difei on L'Idiot Restaurant.

TAB 9

In school or at work a lot of young designers create things that are not suitable for school projects or client presentation. TAB 9 is publication to showcase this work to other young designers. It includes documentation of installations, drawings, photoshops, essays, found items, anything funny, self-promotion, gossip, etc. TAB 9 is being organized now especially to showcase some of the work of students at CAFA in Beijing, however submissions are open to everyone! If you would like to submit please email BAM!!! Also to see some of the early issues of TAB which were started at Cornell University please visit THE FACTORY SCHOOL.

BAM lecture at the central academy of fine art (CAFA)

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BAM Lecture "More Than a Pretty Face!" will be held 14 April 2011 6:30PM @ CAFA #7 Building Lecture Hall 4月14日下午6点半 @ 中央美术学院设计大楼一层红椅子报告厅

New book Utopia Forever Features BAM+MSP project biornis aesthetope

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Biornis Aesthetope is featured in Utopia Forever: Visions of Architecture and Urbanism-- An inspirational exploration of utopias and radical approaches to city planning. Read more at GESTALTEN ONLINE.

all signs pointy to yes

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The Beijing BAM office installed two ripping green LED signs in August. The signs feature BAM's explosive logo, brainchild of the graphic mastermind Lillian Ng.

Financial Reports

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BAM's 2009 annual report and the 2010 Q1 report were issued to shareholders this week.

22 Art Plaza - Beijing

BAM's high profile Beijing project, the landscape for 22 Art Plaza, is slated for construction on the first phase 2-3 months from now!

Drawing Yoga

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New employee Tang Jiayin a.k.a. "Town" exhibits exceptional skill in drawing.

L'Idiot Restaurant featured on cover of ANTAE n.5

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Bilbao architecture publication features BAM's design for the restaurant and profiles the firm

Summer Courtyard Installation, Beijing

北京,夏日四合院装置

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In the spirit of BAM's Fallen Oak Installation at Cornell University (working with the given materials of a site), 780 plastic bags are recycled into a sun canopy over a courtyard house this summer in the Capital. Not only does the canopy provide colorful shade, but it creates a surprisingly peaceful background noise in the breeze.

基于康乃尔大学落地橡木装置的理念。今年夏天在北京的一个四合院的遮阳篷下回收着780个塑料袋。遮阳篷不仅仅提供了荫凉,而且在微风中还产生了令人惊奇地和谐的声音。

Architecture Burns

建筑物着火

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An era of Architecture comes to an end with famous buildings burning around the world. It’s time for the landscape to become the new urban iconography.

一个建筑终结的时代——世界各地许多著名建筑毁于大火。 将是园林景观成为城市新座标的时代。

L'Idiot Restaurant Feature in CondeNast

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January 2009 Issue of Conde Nast Magazine features BAM's L'Idiot Restaurant design

BAM设计的里帝欧餐厅出现在《孔德.纳斯特 》杂志的2009 年一月期刊上

Celery

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Woody Allen attempts to steal another large head of celery.

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digital landscape architecture now

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New book by Nadia Amoroso published by Thames and Hudson features several BAM projects.

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