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27 July 2012
OMA designs engineering school Ecole Centrale in France

OMA has won a competition for the École Centrale Paris and its urban developments in Saclay. The project, led by Clément Blanchet, Director of OMA projects in France, has been selected to develop the engineering school, through a competition process against four international architectural practices.

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25 July 2012
OMA curates exhibition at Galeries Lafayette

This autumn, Galeries Lafayette, Paris's iconic department store, will celebrate the 100th anniversary of its famed Cupola, a symbol of the store's commitment to culture. OMA has been invited to study this centennial cultural journey. Conceived by AMO, 1912-2012: Chroniques d'un parcours créatif is an exhibition reflecting the store's unique formula of mixing culture with shopping under the iconic stained glass, built in 1912 by architect Ferdinand Chanut and the master glassmaker Jacques Gruber.

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6 July 2012
OMA exhibits new vision for Bordeaux
The exhibition "Bordeaux 50000," held at arc en rêve in Bordeaux, displays an urban strategy by OMA that addresses the city's bold ambition to expand housing with 50,000 new dwellings by 2030. Led by Rem Koolhaas and Clement Blanchet, the project, commissioned by the CUB (Bordeaux Urban Community) proposes visions for three sites in Bordeaux that vary in terms of population, scale, and density.
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5 July 2012
OMA presents masterplan for Floriade 2022
As part of a team including the province of South Holland, eight local municipalities, and ARCADIS, OMA has designed a 60-hectare masterplan proposal for Floriade - the biggest horticultural expo in Europe - in 2022. Held every ten years since 1960, and attracting an average of 2 million visitors from around the world, 4 different cities across the Netherlands are competing to host the next Floriade. more
3 July 2012
OMA retains lead in 'Big Moscow' competition

In the second round of the 'Big Moscow' Competition - to masterplan Moscow's expansion - the team led by OMA was again among the top scoring teams, judged by a jury of international and local experts. After two rounds, OMA has the highest cumulative score, with the teams led by Grumbauch & Associates, Ricardo Bofill and Chernikov sharing second place.

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