Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA)

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OMA is a leading international partnership practicing architecture, urbanism, and cultural analysis. OMA's buildings and masterplans around the world insist on intelligent forms while inventing new possibilities for content and everyday use. OMA is led by ten partners - Rem Koolhaas, Ellen van Loon, Reinier de Graaf, Shohei Shigematsu, Iyad Alsaka, David Gianotten, Chris van Duijn, Ippolito Pestellini Laparelli, Jason Long and Michael Kokora - and maintains offices in Rotterdam, New York, Beijing, Hong Kong, and Doha.

OMA-designed buildings currently under construction include the Fondazione Prada in Milan, the Taipei Performing Arts Centre, the Qatar Foundation headquarters, the Qatar National Library, the Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec, and a new building for the Garage Center for Contemporary Culture in Moscow.

OMA's recently completed projects include the G-Star Headquarters in Amsterdam (2014) Shenzhen Stock Exchange (2013); De Rotterdam, the largest building in the Netherlands (2013); the headquarters for China Central Television (2012); New Court, the headquarters for Rothschild bank in London (2011); Milstein Hall at Cornell University Ithaca, New York (2011); and Maggie's Centre, a cancer care centre in Glasgow (2011). Earlier buildings include the Casa da Música in Porto (2005), the Seattle Central Library (2004), and the Netherlands Embassy in Berlin (2003).


  1. New Museum for Western Australia

    New Museum for Western Australia

    Perth, Western Australia, Australia

  2. Nhow Amsterdam RAI

    Nhow Amsterdam RAI


  3. Concrete at Alserkal Avenue

    Concrete at Alserkal Avenue

    Dubai, UAE

  4. Continuous Interior

    Continuous Interior

    Milan, Italy

  5. Faena Forum

    Faena Forum

    Miami Beach, Florida, United States

  6. Holland Green

    Holland Green

    London, United Kingdom

  7. Pierre Lassonde Pavilion

    Pierre Lassonde Pavilion

    Quebec City

  8. 2016 FW Prada Men's and Women's Show

    2016 FW Prada Men's and Women's Show

    Milan, Italy

  9. Bibliothèque Alexis de Tocqueville

    Bibliothèque Alexis de Tocqueville

    Caen, France

  10. Timmerhuis


    Rotterdam, Netherlands, Netherlands

  11. Indefinite Hangar

    Indefinite Hangar

    Milan, Italy

  12. Fondazione Prada

    Fondazione Prada


  13. The Kunsthal

    The Kunsthal

    Rotterdam, Netherlands

  14. Award Winning De Rotterdam

    De Rotterdam

    Rotterdam, Netherlands

  15. Maggie's Gartnavel

    Maggie's Gartnavel

    Glasgow, United Kingdom

  16. 2006 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion

    2006 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion

    London, United Kingdom

  17. Route de Toulouse

    Route de Toulouse

    Bordeaux, France

  18. Taipei Performing Arts Center (TPAC)

    Taipei Performing Arts Center (TPAC)

    Taipei, Taiwan, Province of China

  19. Darling Harbor Live

    Darling Harbor Live

    Sydney, Australia

  20. Award Winning Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre, AT&T Performing Arts Center

    Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre, AT&T Performing Arts Center

    Dallas, TX, United States

  21. Miami Beach Convention Center

    Miami Beach Convention Center

    Miami Beach, FL, United States

  22. Anacostia Crossing, 11th St. Bridge Park

    Anacostia Crossing, 11th St. Bridge Park

    Washington, DC, United States

  23. Santa Monica Development

    Santa Monica Development

    Santa Monica, CA, United States

  24. Park Grove

    Park Grove

    Miami, United States

  25. Garage Museum of Contemporary Art

    Garage Museum of Contemporary Art

    Moscow, Russia

  26. Miu Miu Club

    Miu Miu Club

    Paris, France

  27. Brighton College Sport and Sciences Building

    Brighton College Sport and Sciences Building

    Brighton, England

  28. The Interlace

    The Interlace

  29. The Factory

    The Factory

    Manchester, England

  30. KaDeWe


    Berlin, Germany

  31. RFK Stadium-Armory Campus Masterplan

    RFK Stadium-Armory Campus Masterplan

    Washington, District of Columbia, United States

  32. Prada Spring/Summer 2017

    Prada Spring/Summer 2017

    Milan, Italy

  33. Fondaco dei Tedeschi

    Fondaco dei Tedeschi

    Venice, Italy

  34. Axel Springer Campus

    Axel Springer Campus

    Berlin, Germany

  35. Factory


    Manchester, United Kingdom

  36. Feyenoord City

    Feyenoord City

    Rotterdam, The Netherlands

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