Construction Dive’s Kim Slowey reports that stachitect Bjarke Ingels’ firm, Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), has made quite the strategic move:

BIG is nothing if not innovative, so there’s no doubt the architecture firm will be able to amp up its edgy creations with the addition of an in-house engineering unit. BIG said the new division will also work with its BIG Ideas research group, which helped develop the concept behind Copenhagen’s Bakke Waste-to-Energy Plant.

Ingels has long been one of my favorite living architects, and his innovative thinking clearly isn’t limited to design, but also firm management.