OMA win the competition to desing Chengdu’s Future Science and Technology City

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OMA. Partner in Charge.- Chris van Duijn. Associate.- Ravi Kamisetti. Project Architect.- John Thurtle.
Project team
Anthony Ko, Charlotte Chan, Connor Sullivan, Giuseppe Bandieramonte, Joanna Gu, Meng Huang, Napat Kiat-Arpadej, Yangqi Yang.
Local Architect.- CAUPD and Swooding.
Traffic.- MIC.
Engineering.- Ramboll.
Animation.- Loom on the Moon.
Multimedia.- Loom on the Moon, Nog Harder.
Renders.- Negativ, K2, Tegmark.
Model.- RJ Models.
The Reform and Planning Administration Bureau of Chengdu Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone.
Medidas Measurements
Total area 2,750,300m²

Offices 605,400 / Service Apartments 417,000 / Residential 324,000 / Laboratories 394,400 / Public Facilities 293,860 / Commercial 262,100 / Culture 161,140 / Institution 85,400.
Masterplan, Transit-Oriented Development (TOD).
Competition, 2021.
Chengdu Future Science and Technology City Launch Area, adjacent to Tianfu International Airport. China.

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).


Chris van Duijn

Chris van Duijn joined OMA in 2000 and is based in Rotterdam. He has been involved in many of OMA’s most renowned projects including Universal Studios in Los Angeles, the Prada stores in New York and Los Angeles (2001), Casa da Musica in Porto (2005) and the CCTV Headquarters in Beijing (2012). Recently completed projects include Fondazione Prada in Milan (2015) and the Garage Museum of Contemporary in Moscow (2015).

In addition to large-scale and complex projects, he has worked on interiors and small-scale projects including private houses, product design, and temporary structures such as the Prada Transformer in Seoul (2009).

Currently he is overseeing the design of the Axel Springer Campus in Berlin and the Jean Jacques Bosc Bridge in Bordeaux, the construction of the Parc des Expositions in Toulouse and the Bibliothèque Multimédia à Vocation Régionale in Caen, as well as product development projects.

Chris holds a Master of Architecture from the Technical University of Delft.



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