8 December 2014
OMA Appoints David Gianotten as Managing Partner-Architect

The Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) has appointed David Gianotten to serve as managing partner-architect.

20 November 2014
OMA announces masterplan project in Grand Lyon, France

OMA is currently working on an urban renewal masterplan for Vallee de la Chimie.

"La Vallee de la Chimie" is one of  the biggest chemical and petrochemical parks in Europe, located on the outskirts of Lyon, France. With more than 1 000 companies, 6 research and development centers and 20 000 jobs concentrated on 800 hectares, la Vallee de la Chimie encompasses all contemporary challenges related with urban renewal. The historical conditions that once allowed it to flourish, now isolate it from the rest of the city and hamper its development.

19 November 2014
De Rotterdam nominated for Mies van der Rohe Award 2015

OMA's De Rotterdam, completed in November 2013, has been nominated for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture - Mies van der Rohe Award 2015.

For more information on the Mies van der Rohe Award click here

For more information on De Rotterdam click here

17 October 2014
OMA + OLIN win 11th Street Bridge Park competition in Washington DC

OMA and landscape architect OLIN win the competition for the 11th Street Bridge Park in Washington DC. The scheme was unanimously selected by the jury, in addition to receiving the recommendation of the design oversight committee and topping the public poll.

11th Street Bridge Park will be located on the original pillars of a decommissioned road bridge, spanning the Anacostia River to connect the exiting Anacostia Park on one side with Washington Navy Yard on the other.

13 October 2014
OMA joins New Cities Foundation

OMA is pleased to announce that it has joined the New Cities Foundation as a member.

This is an exciting step in the ongoing collaboration between OMA and the New Cities Foundation, which has so far seen Rem Koolhaas give the keynote speech at Cityquest - KAEC Forum in Saudi Arabia (2013), and Reinier de Graaf participate in a Smart Cities panel at the New Cities Summit in Dallas in June 2014.

26 September 2014
Wat Doet de Architect (Nog) in 2024?
Een tweedaagse bijeenkomst over de toekomst van de Nederlandse architectuur tijdens de Architectuur Biënnale van Venetië. more
8 September 2014
OMA Appoints Four New Partners

The Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) is pleased to announce that Chris van Duijn, Ippolito Pestellini Laparelli, Jason Long and Michael Kokora have joined the OMA partnership.

27 August 2014
OMA’s Taipei Performing Arts Center Tops Out
Taipei, 27 August 2014 - The OMA-designed Taipei Performing Arts Center (TPAC) tops out today. Consisting of three theatres plugged into a central cube, TPAC encourages experimental theatre production, while a public loop invites wider engagement in the performing arts. more
22 July 2014
Prince Plaza Building in Shenzhen designed by OMA breaks ground today
Shenzhen, 22 July 2014 - Construction begins today on the OMA-designed Prince Plaza Building in Shenzhen, China. The 209-meter office tower responds to the transformation of Shekou, Shenzhen's first developed industrial area, into a new commercial and creative hub.
9 July 2014
OMA’s De Rotterdam, G-Star Raw HQ & Shenzhen Stock Exchange have been shortlisted for World Architecture Festival awards in Singapore
De Rotterdam has been shortlisted by WAF in the Completed Buildings - New and Old category; G-Star Raw HQ in the Completed Buildings - Production Energy and Recycling category; and Shenzhen Stock Exchange in the Completed Buildings - Office category. The winners will be decided after presentations on October 1 and 2 at the 2014 WAF in Singapore. more
26 June 2014
De Rotterdam Awarded Best Tall Building in Europe by CTBUH

OMA's recently completed tower, De Rotterdam, has been awarded Best Tall Building in Europe by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH).

In addition, De Rotterdam has been nominated by CTBUH for Best Tall Building Worldwide. The ceremony to present the regional awards and announce the global winner will take place this November in Chicago. (OMA's CCTV Headquarters in Beijing was awarded 2013 Best Tall Building Worldwide.)

11 June 2014
Fundamentals, the 14th Venice Architecture Biennale now open
The 14th International Architecture Exhibition, entitled Fundamentals, directed by Rem Koolhaas and organized by la Biennale di Venezia, officially opened to the public on 7 June 2014.
20 May 2014
OMA wins bid to transform Rijnstraat 8

OMA, BAM and ISS, working as the consortium PoortCentral, have been awarded the contract for the renovation of Rijnstraat 8 - formerly the office of the VROM Ministry in The Hague.

27 March 2014
OMA wins competition to design Axel Springer’s new media centre in Berlin
OMA's design for Axel Springer's new media centre in Berlin has been chosen as the winner in the final round of a public design competition. The building will embody Axel Springer's corporate shift from print to digital media, and will create a new hub in the existing Axel Springer campus in central Berlin. more
18 March 2014
OMA design team recommended to build Transbay Block 8 residential tower

OMA's New York office is part of a team that has proposed to develop Block 8 in San Francisco's Transbay neighborhood.  Led by Partner Shohei Shigematsu, the design features a tower on one end of the block with two podium buildings and a row of townhouses filling the remainder of the block.

30 January 2014
OMA updates the Kunsthal

The Kunsthal in Rotterdam, designed by OMA in 1992, reopens this month after an extensive renovation.

23 January 2014
OMA Completes Maison Ullens’s Flagship Store in Paris

23 January, Paris - The first Maison Ullens store, designed by OMA, opens this week in Paris.

19 December 2013
OMA wins competition to design Pont Jean-Jacques Bosc in Bordeaux

19 December, Bordeaux - OMA has won the international competition to design the Pont Jean-Jacques Bosc, the sixth bridge across the river Garonne in Bordeaux and the first bridge design to be realized by OMA. Completion is scheduled for 2018.

18 December 2013
OMA announced as finalist in Axel Springer competition

OMA has been announced as a finalist in the competition to design Axel Springer's new Media Campus in Berlin.

As one of three practices, OMA is entering the final stage of the competition. The winner is due to be announced in the new year following a series of public consultations. All proposals are currently exhibited at the Deutsche Architektur Zentrum (DAZ).

26 November 2013
Auguste Perret, Huit Chefs d’oeuvre !/? – Architectures du béton armé

27 November 2013 - 19 February 2014
Palais d'Iéna, Paris

The exhibition "Auguste Perret, Huit Chefs d'oeuvre !/? - Architectures du béton armé" [Auguste Perret: Eight masterpieces!/? - Reinforced Concrete Buildings] is organised by the Economic, Social and Environmental Council (ESEC) in collaboration with Fondazione Prada at the Palais d'Iéna - ESEC headquarters.

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