Architecture: David Gianotten & Michael Kokora

When: Wed, December 17, 7pm – 10pm, 2014
Where: White Box, Publika, Solaris Dutamas, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Admission: Free
Info: Event | Venue

OMA (Office of Metropolitan Architecture) 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.

Buildings currently under construction include
  • Taipei Performing Arts Centre
  • Bibliothèque Multimédia à Vocation Régionale, Caen
  • Bryghusprojektet, Copenhagen
Recently completed projects include
  • G-Star Headquarters, Amsterdam (2014) 
  • Shenzhen Stock Exchange (2013)
  • De Rotterdam (2013)
  • China Central Television HQ (2012)
  • New Court, Rothschild Bank (2011)
  • Milstein Hall, Cornell University (2011)
Other acclaimed buildings include
  • Casa da Música, Porto (2005)
  • Seattle Central Library (2004)
  • Netherlands Embassy, Berlin (2003). 
International awards include
  • Pritzker Architecture Prize (2000)
  • Praemium Imperiale (2003)
  • RIBA Gold Medal (2004)
  • Mies van der Rohe (2005)
  • RIBA Charles Jencks Award (2012)
  • Johannes Vermeer Prijs (2013)
The lecture is expected to appeal to all with a keen interest in architecture, cities, art and culture, preservation, Asian urbanism and international practice.Reception and registration begins at 7.15pm, lectures start on time at 8pm. [Top image: Seattle Public Library, bottom: CCTV HQ, via archdaily.com]