Thu 21.11.

OMA completes De Rotterdam (NL)

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De Rotterdam by the Office for Metropolitan Architecture. Image courtesy of OMA; photography by Charlie Koolhaas.

De Rotterdam by the Office for Metropolitan Architecture. Image courtesy of OMA; photography by Charlie Koolhaas.

The Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) today marked the completion the largest building in the Netherlands, the De Rotterdam, a mixed-use, 160,000m2 slab-tower conceived as a ‘vertical city’ on the river Maas.

 

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Family of Form

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CEO Michael Girsberger

CEO Michael Girsberger, photo: courtesy of Girsberger

CEO Michael Girsberger talks about how his family-run office-furniture company tries to stay on top, despite cutthroat competition. (Text: Femke de Wild)

 

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