OMA and Morphosis unveil competing designs for island of unicorn startups in Chengdu

OMA and Morphosis have unveiled their visions for Unicorn Island, a new technology hub proposed for Chinese city Chengdu, which are competing against two other yet-to-be-revealed designs. Four architects were named as winners in the Unicorn Island competition: OMA, Morphosis, Foster + Partners, and Arata Isozaki & Associates and Jun Aoki & Associates. But it is unclear

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OMA stacks green glass boxes to create architecture centre on Copenhagen waterfront

An architecture centre, co-working space and apartments are housed within a development of stacked glazed blocks by OMA, which creates a “knot” around a busy intersection in Copenhagen. Blox incorporates the Danish Architecture Centre (DAC), offices for creatives and build-to-rent apartments. Dutch architecture firm OMA was commissioned to design the development by the Danish philanthropic organisation Realdania back in 2006.

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OMA’s Qatar National Library opens in Doha

Dutch architecture firm OMA has completed its Qatar National Library building in Doha, which features tiers of marble bookcases set within a single open-plan space. The OMA-designed building, which opened earlier this week, houses several collections of Qatar’s most important texts and manuscripts on Arab-Islamic civilisation. Initial images of the library’s angular concrete exterior emerged on social media as

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OMA to extend historic Jewish temple in LA with skewed pavilion

Architecture firm OMA has revealed the design of its first cultural building in California: a pavilion featuring tilted walls and patterned openings that will accompany a Jewish temple in Los Angeles. OMA’s Audrey Irmas Pavilion will provide a series of multi-functional gathering spaces alongside the Wilshire Boulevard Temple – home to one of the largest Jewish

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OMA adds white concrete gallery tower to Fondazione Prada art centre in Milan

OMA has added another building to its Fondazione Prada complex in Milan, a white concrete tower that will showcase a collection of contemporary art. Torre is the last of three new buildings that Rem Koolhaas’ firm has added to the former distillery compound where the Fondazione Prada art centre is located, in Largo Isarco, southern Milan. Koolhaas and colleagues Chris van

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OMA unveils plans for coloured glass courthouse in Lille

Dutch firm OMA has revealed its design for a six-sided courthouse in Lille, France, which will features sheer facades of coloured glass. Commissioned by the Ministry of Justice, the Palais de Justice will play host to Lille’s high and district courts. It will be situated west of the city centre, a short distance from a historic fortress.

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OMA’s Park Grove towers take shape in Miami

New construction photographs have emerged, revealing that OMA has made significant progress on its trio of towers for Miami’s Coconut Grove. Set for completion next year, the Park Grove complex is being built in the waterfront area south of Downtown Miami, on the last free plot. It will form part of Bay Shore Drive’s “wall of towers”,

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Marina Abramovic cancels OMA’s theatre conversion in Upstate New York

Serbian artist Marina Abramovic has abandoned plans for OMA to turn a former theatre in Upstate New York into an arts institute in her name, after failing to raise enough funding. Abramovic announced the cancellation of the project, designed by architecture firm OMA’s New York office, during a talk at London’s Serpentine Sackler Gallery last month.

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OMA explores “new ways of working” with remodelled government offices in The Hague

OMA has restructured a governmental office building from the 1990s, creating all-new types of workspaces for the Dutch ministries that occupy it. Featuring acid-yellow escalators, angular black staircases and large open-plan areas, Rijnstraat 8 is designed to offer workspaces that are more flexible and adaptable than the ones contained in the building before. These spaces will be

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OMA chosen to expand SANAA’s New Museum in Manhattan

The New York branch of architecture firm OMA will create an extension to the city’s New Museum next to its SANAA-designed home. The expansion will double the size of the contemporary art museum, which opened in its current location in Bowery 20 years ago. Taking the place of an adjacent property bought by the museum

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Drone footage showcases “floating” roof of OMA’s MPavilion

This captioned movie offers a tour of this year’s MPavilion, designed by Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten of OMA. Featuring footage shot by a drone, the film gives a closer look at the building’s seemingly unsupported roof and its amphitheatre-like interior. Find out more about OMA’s MPavilion ›

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OMA reveals amphitheatre-like MPavilion complete with rotating grandstand

For this year’s edition of the MPavilion, OMA’s Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten have installed an amphitheatre in Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Gardens, featuring a moveable grandstand spanned by a “floating” roof. OMA founder Rem Koolhaas and his colleague David Gianotten based their design for the MPavilion – the firm’s first major project in Australia – on

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OMA builds city-inspired engineering school for Ecole Centrale Paris

Rem Koolhaas’ firm looked at urban-design patterns when drawing up plans for this laboratory building at an engineering school on the outskirts of Paris. Called Lab City, the building was designed by OMA to provide a new facility for Ecole Centrale Paris, a French university that specialises in science and engineering. But the design team – led by

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OMA’s Park Grove towers in Miami shown in new renderings

This new set of images provides a closer look at the trio of towers designed by architecture firm OMA for Miami’s Coconut Grove. Currently under construction, the Park Grove development occupies the last open lot in the waterfront area south of Downtown Miami. It sits along Bay Shore Drive’s “wall of towers”, made up of

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Facebook appoints OMA to masterplan new residential village next to its Gehry-designed campus

Facebook has announced that architecture firm OMA will masterplan a new village for the area adjacent to its Frank Gehry-designed campus in Menlo Park, California. The social media giant enlisted OMA’s New York office to redevelop the former Menlo Science & Technology Park, a 56-acre property that the social media giant acquired last year, located south of its headquarters.

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OMA designs adaptable amphitheatre for fourth MPavilion in Melbourne

OMA founder Rem Koolhaas and colleague David Gianotten have unveiled plans to create a reconfigurable amphitheatre topped by a translucent, floating roof for this year’s MPavilion in Melbourne. The two architects plan to create a “theatre for ideas” in Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Gardens for the fourth edition of MPavilion, an annual commission billed as Australia’s answer to London’s Serpentine

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OMA reveals designs for severed block on Boston’s waterfront

A huge slice filled with terraces and trees will be cut through the centre of OMA’s 88 Seaport development in Boston – the firm’s first project in the city. Dutch studio OMA designed the 18-storey building, featuring a mix of offices and shops, for the Boston Seaport – a “dynamic and vibrant” area of the city undergoing renovation. Called 88 Seaport,

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Kris Provoost photographs the most flamboyant architecture of China’s building boom

OMA’s trouser-shaped CCTV tower and Herzog & de Meuron’s Bird’s Nest stadium feature in this photo series by Kris Provoost, which documents the “weird architecture” China has tried to ban. Architect Kris Provoost, who lives and works in Shanghai, spent seven years creating The Beautified China photoset. In it he captures some of the more unusual projects created by world-renowned architecture practices

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OMA’s first project in Dubai is a cultural centre with moving eight-metre-high walls

OMA has used sprayed concrete, polycarbonate and movable walls to transform four warehouses on Dubai’s Alserkal Avenue into a cultural centre. The 1,250-square-metre Concrete events venue is OMA’s first completed project in the United Arab Emirates, where the Dutch firm has an office. The building provides the Alserkal Avenue area with a flexible location to host large-scale public events, art exhibitions, performances and

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OMA completes industrial-style exhibition centre in old Shanghai shipyard

OMA has completed an events centre on a former shipyard in Shanghai, which features a mesh facade and an exposed steel structure intended to reference the hulls of boats once built there. OMA designed the The Lujiazui Harbour City Exhibition Centre to host a range of activities like film screenings, fashion shows, and concerts within Shanghai’s Pudong financial district. Located on

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Rem Koolhaas “doesn’t respond well to having a lens shoved in his face” says his movie-maker son

Last autumn, Tomas Koolhaas released a film about his father, architect Rem Koolhaas. He spoke to Dezeen about the movie, their relationship and taking narrative tips from Kanye West. Koolhaas junior, 36, spent four years following his father around the world to make the film called REM, which aims to capture the “human experience” of the

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Rem Koolhaas discusses OMA’s first New York apartment building in new movie

Architect Rem Koolhaas has expressed his excitement at building in Manhattan for the first time, in a movie created to promote his firm OMA’s 121 E 22nd residential tower. In the film, the Dutch architect speaks about how important it is to him to be working in the city he has studied and admired for

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OMA named to design Melbourne’s 2017 MPavilion

Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten of Dutch firm OMA have been unveiled as the designers of the 2017 MPavilion, an annual commission billed at Australia’s answer to the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion. Koolhaas and Gianotten’s MPavilion will be OMA’s first completed project in Australia, located in Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Gardens. It will be the fourth edition of the annual pavilion project sponsored by

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OMA’s Qatar National Library nears completion in Doha

The angular concrete form of the OMA-designed Qatar National Library in Doha has been photographed by several Instagram users, ahead of its imminent completion. The Qatar National Library was originally intended to complete in 2015, but had to be pushed back. It is now anticipated to open this year. A photo posted by Nick Guttridge (@nickguttridge) on

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New photos reveal OMA’s completed Qatar Foundation Headquarters

OMA’s new headquarters building for the Qatar Foundation in Doha is revealed for the first time in these exclusive photographs. Rem Koolhaas’ firm has disclosed few details about its scheme for the Qatar Foundation, a charity whose stated goal is human, social and economic development of the Arab country, through scientific research. But these new images by photographer Yueqi

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OMA and Barcode Architects complete cross-shaped library in Normandy

OMA and Barcode Architects have unveiled their completed Bibliothèque Alexis de Tocqueville – a library with a dramatic X-shaped plan in Caen, France. The 12,500-square-metre multimedia library is set on the Presqu’île de Caen, a peninsula that extends out from the city in France’s Normandy region towards the English Channel. “The cross-shaped building marks this central location between

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OMA gets green light for £110 million arts centre in Manchester

Dutch firm OMA has been granted permission to build its first major UK project – a cultural centre in Manchester named Factory. Rem Koolhaas’ firm was granted planning approval by Manchester City Council for the £110 million arts centre, which the studio first revealed designs for back in 2015. The new theatre and arts venue will be built on the site of

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OMA reveals cancelled design for Ministry Of Sound nightclub with moving walls

Architecture firm OMA has revealed its previously unseen design for a shapeshifting new venue for London nightclub Ministry Of Sound. According to Rem Koolhaas’ firm, it won a competition to design a new home for the world-famous nightclub back in 2015, but the project was unexpectedly scrapped shortly after. In a post on his Facebook page, OMA

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OMA offices around the world get “independent voice” says Rem Koolhaas

The international offices of Dutch architecture firm OMA have been given independence from the head office in Rotterdam, allowing founder Rem Koolhaas to concentrate on personal projects, the architect has explained. Speaking to Dezeen in Miami last month, the Dutch architect said that the six overseas offices would continue to carry the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) name

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“I was not completely surprised when Trump won” says Rem Koolhaas

An obsession with cities has masked profound changes in rural America that helped Donald Trump sweep to victory in the US presidential election, according to architect Rem Koolhaas. “I’m not saying that Trump was inevitable but the scale of upheaval in the centre of America made it very understandable for me that something else was going to happen,” the founder

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OMA completes trio of buildings for Miami Beach cultural district

OMA has completed a further two buildings at a new cultural district in Miami Beach, a shopping centre and an automated car park, which join the firm’s recently unveiled Faena Forum cultural centre. The trio of OMA-designed buildings form part of the Faena District Miami Beach, which occupies a plot between Atlantic Ocean and the Indian Creek waterway, from 32nd to 35th

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OMA completes Faena Forum cultural centre in Miami Beach

OMA has finished its perforated Faena Forum art and performance centre in Miami Beach, the heart of a new ocean-side cultural district springing up in the US city. Launching the same week as Design Miami, the 3,954-square-metre project is backed by the Argentinian hotelier and property developer Alan Faena. It comprises two blocks: a cylindrical events hall, affixed to

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Critics underwhelmed by “clumsy” new Design Museum

The Design Museum’s new home inside the former Commonwealth Institute in London is an oak-heavy, hotel-like interior that is impressive, but could have been so much more exhilarating, according to critics. London’s relocated Design Museum opened its doors to the public for the first time yesterday, although the press were invited in for a tour earlier this month. Observer

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London’s new Design Museum by John Pawson and OMA unveiled

John Pawson and OMA have completed the Design Museum’s new £83-million London home, which is set to open next week at the former Commonwealth Institute building in Kensington. Dutch architecture practice OMA worked with London firm Allies and Morrison, and Arup engineers to restore the shell of the 1960s Grade II*-listed building in west London – including

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Design Museum’s opening exhibition presents reactions to a complex world

The first exhibition to take place in London’s new Design Museum explores a spectrum of issues that define our time, with installations by OMA, Hussein Chalayan and Neri Oxman. The Fear and Love exhibition presents 11 installations by 11 different architects and designers, who each confronted a different issue shaping today’s world. It’s the first

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OMA’s Quebec art museum extension shown in new images

These photographs provide a more detailed look at OMA’s extension to the Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Quebec, described as the largest cultural project in the Canadian province when it opened this summer. The images by Doublespace Photography show the Pierre Lassonde Pavilion after it began welcoming the public in June 2016. The series of

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OMA, MAD and Studio Gang compete for Tour Montparnasse redesign

OMA, MAD and Studio Gang are among seven teams vying to overhaul Paris’ Tour Montparnasse – a 209-metre tower that caused such uproar on completion that it sparked a 42-year skyscraper ban in the city. French practices Dominique Perrault Architecture and Architecture Studio, and UK firm PLP Architecture are also included in the shortlist for the competition, which will see

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OMA reveals its first residential tower for New York

The New York office of Dutch firm OMA has proposed an apartment building with a “prismatic” corner for Manhattan. Planned for a corner plot at 121 East 22nd Street in the Grammercy Park neighbourhood, the building commissioned by Toll Brothers City Living will contain 133 residential units. The position between a quiet private park and the bustling area More

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OMA and Hassell design New Museum for Western Australia

Architecture firms OMA and Hassell have revealed designs for a major new museum in Perth, Australia, that will slot amongst a series of heritage buildings (+ slideshow). The New Museum for Western Australia will be nearly four times bigger than the now-closed Western Australian Museum, which it will replace. The building will provide 7,000 square meters of exhibition space More

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OMA’s Pierre Lassonde Pavilion doubles the size of Quebec art museum

Architecture studio OMA has completed its extension to the Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Quebec, which features a stack of stepped galleries and a protruding, angular staircase. The Pierre Lassonde Pavilion – named after the chair of the museum’s board of directors – is due to open tomorrow in Quebec’s Parc des Champs-de-Bataille. OMA’s New York More

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OMA’s team wins FAB Park competition for Downtown LA

The City of Los Angeles has chosen a design by OMA and landscape architects Mia Lehrer + Associates to transform a site in the Downtown area into a public park (+ slideshow). FAB Park will be located at the intersection of First Street and Broadway, on a currently vacant lot in across from LA’s Civic More

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OMA completes restoration of Venice’s Fondaco dei Tedeschi

Dutch architecture firm OMA has restored the historic Fondaco dei Tedeschi in Venice, adding new entrances and wood-panelled escalators to turn the 16th-century building into a department store (+ slideshow). The architects, led by Rem Koolhaas, have handed over the 9,000-square-metre building to new tenants DFS of Hong Kong for retail fit out. OMA was More

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Architecture has a serious problem with communication says Rem Koolhaas

Too many architects only talk to other architects that share the same views, and are becoming increasingly irrelevant as a result, according to OMA founder Rem Koolhaas. In his keynote speech at the American Institute of Architects’ annual convention last week, Koolhaas said that architects were too self-referential and that architecture as an industry was More

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OMA and Allies and Morrison complete Commonwealth Institute overhaul and housing

OMA and Allies and Morrison have completed the redevelopment of the former Commonwealth Institute in London, adding three blocks of private housing that have helped fund the transformation of the protected building into a new home for the Design Museum (+ slideshow). Dutch architecture studio OMA partnered with London firm Allies and Morrison to create three More

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Major art museum extension by OMA underway in Quebec

OMA’s New York office is almost doubling the size of Quebec’s Musée National des Beaux-Arts with a new building in the city’s Parc des Champs-de-Bataille (+ slideshow). Due to open in June 2016, the Pierre Lassonde Pavilion is set to increase the 83-year-old museum’s exhibition space by 90 per cent. The 14,900-square-metre building is designed as More

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OMA reveals design for first skyscraper in Tokyo

OMA has unveiled plans for its first building in Tokyo – a glass skyscraper with an elevated garden, which will form part of an emerging business district in the Japanese city. Designed by Shohei Shigematsu, director at OMA’s New York office, Toranomon Hills Station Tower will form part of the new Global Business Hub at Toranomon Hills. The skyscraper is one of three More

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OMA unveils “new type of park space” for Los Angeles’ FAB Civic Center competition

Architecture firm OMA is one of four firms shortlisted to design the FAB Civic Center Park in Los Angeles, with a proposal that includes mirrored canopies and shaded bleacher seating under a cantilevered cafe (+ slideshow). The competition to create a public park at Downtown LA’s First Street and Broadway (FAB) intersection is down to More

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OMA unveils plans for first project in Dubai

Dutch architecture firm OMA is to transform a set of four warehouses on Dubai’s Alserkal Avenue into a multi-purpose venue for cultural events. The new space, which is expected to open later this year, will be OMA’s first ever built project in Dubai. The project aims to provide the Alserkal Avenue area with a location More

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Rem Koolhaas’ 2006 Serpentine Gallery pavilion was inflated like a balloon

Movie: in our next exclusive movie with Julia Peyton-Jones, the Serpentine Gallery director discusses the bulbous inflatable canopy that adorned Rem Koolhaas and Cecil Balmond’s 2006 pavilion. The 2006 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion, designed by Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas of OMA with Cecil Balmond and engineering firm Arup, featured a giant helium-filled canopy. “I had this image More

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OMA creates a light-filled New York studio for artist Cai Guo-Qiang

OMA has renovated and expanded the New York studio of famed Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang, creating a subterranean library and tea room and enlarging a courtyard at the heart of the space (+ slideshow). The artist’s studio, called Cai Studio, is located in Manhattan’s Lower East Side neighbourhood, in a brick building that was constructed in More

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OMA unveils major renovation plans for Berlin’s KaDeWe department store

Rem Koolhaas’ firm has revealed plans to overhaul continental Europe’s largest department store, with the addition of a glass rooftop extension and a series of sculptural new staircases (+ slideshow). Rotterdam-based OMA has been charged with renovating and extending Berlin’s Kaufhaus des Westens, more commonly known as KaDeWe – a century-old building with 60,000 square metres of retail space. The More

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OMA completes pixellated Timmerhuis complex in Rotterdam

OMA has merged a municipal office block from the 1950s with a pixellated steel and glass structure to create a new mixed-use building in Rotterdam’s city centre (+ slideshow). Located in the city’s Laurenskwartier neighbourhood, not far from where the Rem Koolhaas-led firm is based, the Timmerhuis accommodates a range of uses, including a new […]

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OMA’s Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired Faena Forum takes shape in Miami Beach

Construction is well underway on OMA’s drum-shaped Faena Forum cultural centre in Miami Beach, which was influenced by the Guggenheim Museum in New York according to the project’s lead architect. The 42,565-square-foot building (3,954 square metres) is made up of a cylindrical hall fixed to a rectangular box. Its scale and distinctive form were inspired […]

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OMA wins competition to design huge Manchester arts venue The Factory

Rem Koolhaas’ firm OMA is to build its first major public building in the UK after winning an international competition to design The Factory in Manchester. The £110 million project will create a major new theatre and arts venue in northern England. The building will be called The Factory, after the highly influential Manchester record […]

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The Interlace by Ole Scheeren was designed to “build a sense of community”

World Architecture Festival 2015: in this exclusive movie, Eric Chang of Buro Ole Scheeren discusses the importance of the communal courtyards in The Interlace, the “vertical village” that was crowned World Building of the Year 2015 last week. The Interlace is a large residential complex in Singapore consisting of a series of apartment blocks stacked […]

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The 10 projects that sum up Chicago’s architectural history

Feature: With the first Chicago Architecture Biennial kicking off later this week, Dezeen picks 10 of the projects – past and present – that have helped shape the city that gave birth to contemporary high-rise architecture. New York might be North America’s architecture and design capital, but Chicago is where all of the good ideas originally emerged. […]

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OMA to create new sports and science facility at historic English college

OMA has unveiled its design for a new sports and science facility at Brighton College, England – a historic school campus made up of buildings by George Gilbert Scott and Thomas Graham Jackson. As the biggest construction project in the school’s 170-year history, the scheme will bring together sports and science departments into a three-storey building expected […]

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Garage Museum of Contemporary Art by OMA opens in Moscow

The polycarbonate-clad Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, designed by Rem Koolhaas’ firm OMA, has opened in a refurbished Soviet-era restaurant in Moscow’s Gorky Park (+ slideshow). The museum, which opened yesterday, is the new home for the gallery owned by Russian businesswoman and gallerist Dasha Zhukova. The two-storey building was derelict for 20 years before being bought […]

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Architects underestimate “potentially sinister” smart-home technologies says Rem Koolhaas

Architect Rem Koolhaas has spoken out against the way technology is infiltrating buildings, saying it is “totally astonishing” that people are willing to sacrifice their privacy for convenience and describing the rise of smart systems as “potentially sinister”. Speaking to Dezeen in Milan, the OMA founder claimed that digital technologies represent the most radical shift in […]

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OMA’s Fondazione Prada art centre opens in Milan

Rem Koolhaas’ firm has converted a century-old distillery in Milan into a new arts centre for Fondazione Prada, featuring a “haunted house” clad in 24-karat gold leaf and a cinema camouflaged by mirrors (+ slideshow). OMA and its research arm AMO renovated seven buildings at the complex in Largo Isarco, southern Milan, and designed three new […]

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OMA wins Amsterdam RAI hotel job with stacked-triangle design

Dutch design firm OMA has been appointed to design a new hotel for the huge Amsterdam RAI exhibition and events complex. Located south of the Dutch capital’s centre in the Zuidas business district, the 650-room RAI Hotel will be the biggest in the Netherlands. The 91-metre-tall design by Rem Koolhaas’ firm appears like three triangular […]

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“Definitely not a bridge”

Opinion: Dutch architecture firm OMA was among 74 entrants for a competition to design a new footbridge across London’s River Thames – but its entry was more about making a statement than trying to win, explains practice partner Reinier de Graaf. Last month our office took part in a competition for the Nine Elms to Pimlico […]

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OMA unveils masterplan for community farming facility in Kentucky

News: OMA has presented a vision to transform a former tobacco plant in Louisville, USA, into a hub for growing and selling food, featuring an edible garden, a coffee roastery and a recycling centre (+ slideshow). The New York office of Rem Koolhaas’ architecture firm plans to overhaul the vacant 10-hectare industrial site to create a new […]
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AMO’s Fondazione Prada set to open in Milan

News: Prada’s art foundation has announced its new venue by OMA’s research arm AMO will open this May, featuring a bar designed by film director Wes Anderson. Scheduled to welcome visitors on 9 May, the Fondazione Prada will be located on a Milanese industrial site at Largo Isarco – south of Milan’s city centre and away from the brand’s headquarters. […]
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OMA scoops Shanghai exhibition centre competition

News: OMA is set to transform part of a former shipyard in Shanghai into a 1,500-square-metre exhibition centre, after winning an international design competition. The Shanghai Lujiazui Exhibition Centre will be located in an area of the waterfront known as the Shanghai Shipyard, thanks to its history as a centre for boat building. Related story: […]
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Rem Koolhaas’ Faena Forum in Miami shown in new renderings and model

News: the Pantheon-like interior of Rem Koolhaas’ arts and culture centre in Miami Beach has been revealed by developer Faena during this year’s Design Miami and Art Basel events (+ slideshow). Due to open in December 2015, the 4,645-square-metre Faena Forum designed by Rem Koolhaas and his Dutch studio OMA will provide Miami Beach with […]
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OMA’s Stockholm skyscrapers move towards construction

News: apartments have gone on the market for OMA’s twin towers in Stockholm, with construction set to begin in the spring. Designed by OMA partner Reinier de Graaf, the residential skyscrapers are set to become the Swedish capital’s third and fourth tallest buildings. The tallest will be 120 metres high, while the second will be 104 metres. […]
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Landmark architecture helps turn Miami into the “capital of Latin America”

Feature: international architects are leading Miami’s transforming from a retirement resort into a major cultural destination, according to architects and developers working in the city (+ slideshow). An influx of money from South America coupled with the impact of the Art Basel art fair is driving the change, with a roster of global architects including Sou […]

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“Chinese architecture will benefit” from CCTV building, says Rem Koolhaas

News: Rem Koolhaas has defended the design of OMA’s CCTV tower in Beijing, after the Chinese president called for an end to the construction of “weird architecture” in the country. “I don’t have the slightest difficulty in saying, or showing, or demonstrating, that CCTV is a very serious building,” Koolhaas told Dezeen, when asked to respond to […]

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OMA reveals trio of “peanut-shaped” towers for Miami’s Coconut Grove

News: OMA’s New York office has unveiled plans to build three residential towers beside the bay in Miami’s Coconut Grove neighbourhood. Practice partner Shohei Shigematsu explains the design to Dezeen in an exclusive interview (+ slideshow). Rem Koolhaas’ firm won a competition to design the Park Grove luxury residential scheme last year with a proposal for six […]

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