Business plan approved, last step to start construction of OMA's Feyenoord stadium

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OMA. Partner in Charge.- David Gianotten. Associates in charge.- Kees van Casteren. Project Architect.- Shinji Takagi.
Project team
Schematic Design.- Andrea Tabocchini, Andrew Keung, Aris Gkitzias, Emma Lubbers, Hanna Jurkowska, Lex Lagendijk, Max Scherer, Stefano Campisi. Design Development.- Alex Mortiboys, Aris Gkitzias, Andrea Tabocchini, Dagna Dembiecka, Eunjin Kang, Eve Hocheng, Gaetano Giordano, Giuseppe Dotto, Lex Lagendijk, Lucien Glass, Jingshu Li, MacAulay Brown, Marco Gambare, Maria Aller Rey, Matvei Osipov, Niccolo Cesaris, Vitor Oliveira, Vincent Kersten, Xianming Sang.
Feyenoord City Team
Partner in Charge.- David Gianotten. Project Manager.- Max Scherer. Project Architect.- Sandra Bsat. Team.- Alicja Krzywinska, Ana Otelea, Andrea Verni, Caterina Corsi, Marco Gambare, Marina Bonet.
Project Management.- Projectbureau Feyenoord City. Landscape Architect.- LOLA Landscape Architects. Cost consultant.- IGG. Structure and MEP consultant.- Royal Haskoning DHV. Acoustics.- Event Acoustics, Peutz. Stadium Advice.- The Stadium Consultancy. Fire safety.- DGMR. Lighting.- Philips Lighting. Vertical Transport.- Techniplan. Facades.- TGM. Crowd Control Simulation.- InControl. Image Production.- Beauty and The Bit.
Stadion Feijenoord NV, Feyenoord Rotterdam NV.
New football stadium Feyenoord 78,000 sqm.
Feyenoord City Masterplan.- 2017. First design.- 2018. Adopted by the Rotterdam City Council in October 2019. Refined design.- June, 2020. Construction is scheduled to begin in 2022, with the building’s completion in 2025.
Venue / Address
Rotterdam-Zuid. Rotterdam. The Netherland.

OMA. Office for Metropolitan Architecture

Office for Metropolitan Architecture (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, Doha and Dubai.

OMA-designed buildings currently under construction include Taipei Performing Arts Centre, Qatar National Library, Qatar Foundation Headquarters, Bibliothèque Multimédia à Vocation Régionale in Caen, Fondation d’Entreprise Galeries Lafayette in Paris, Bryghusprojektet in Copenhagen, Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Québec, and Faena Arts Center in Miami.

OMA's recently completed projects include Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow (2015); Fondazione Prada in Milan (2015); G-Star Headquarters in Amsterdam (2014); Shenzhen Stock Exchange (2013); De Rotterdam, a large mixed-use tower in the Netherlands (2013); CCTV Headquarters in Beijing (2012); New Court, the headquarters for Rothschild Bank in London (2011); Milstein Hall at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York (2011); and Maggie's Centre, a cancer care centre in Glasgow (2011). Earlier buildings include Casa da Música in Porto (2005), Seattle Central Library (2004), and Netherlands Embassy in Berlin (2003).


David Gianotten

David Gianotten is the Managing Partner – Architect of OMA globally, responsible for the overall organizational and financial management, business strategy, and growth of the company in all markets, in addition to his own architectural portfolio.

As Partner-in-Charge, David currently oversees the design and construction of various projects including the Taipei Performing Arts Centre; the Prince Plaza Building in Shenzhen; the KataOMA resort in Bali; the New Museum for Western Australia in Perth; the masterplan of Rotterdam’s Feyenoord City and the design of the new 63,000 seat Stadium Feijenoord; and Amsterdam’s Bajes Kwartier, a conversion of a large 1960s prison complex into a new neighborhood with 1,350 apartments.

David led the design and realization of the MPavilion 2017 in Melbourne and the Shenzhen Stock Exchange headquarters. He was also responsible for the end stages of the CCTV headquarters in Beijing. David’s work has been published worldwide and several of his projects have received international awards, including the 2017 Melbourne Design Awards and the CTBUH Awards in 2013. David gives lectures around the world mainly related to his projects and on topics such as the future development of the architectural profession, the role of context within projects, and speed and risk in architecture.

David joined OMA in 2008, launched OMA's Hong Kong office in 2009, and became partner in 2010. He became OMA’s global Managing Partner – Architect in 2015 upon his return to the Netherlands after having led OMA’s portfolio in Asia for seven years. Before joining OMA, he was Principal Architect at SeARCH in the Netherlands.

David studied Architecture and Architectural Engineering at the Eindhoven University of Technology, where he has also served as a professor in the Architectural Urban Design and Engineering department since 2016. Additionally, he serves on the board of the Netherlands Asia Honors Summer School.




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