(born 1971, Karlsruhe
) is an internationally acclaimed German architect and principal of with offices in in Beijing
, Hong Kong and London and a visiting professor at Hong Kong University.
As former Partner and Director of Rem Koolhaas’ in Beijing and Hong Kong, Scheeren directed the office's work across Asia. As partner-in-charge of OMA’s largest project to date he successfully led the realization of the China Central Television Station CCTV
and the Television Cultural Centre
in Beijing. Scheeren's other projects include MahaNakhon
, a 310-meter mixed-use tower in the city of Bangkok; The Scotts Tower, featuring high-end apartments in Singapore; , a 1000-unit large-scale residential complex in Singapore; a media centre in Shanghai; ; as well as the . He directed OMA’s work for Prada and completed the Prada Epicenters in New York (2001) and Los Angeles (2004). He also led numerous other projects including the Beijing Books Building, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Leeum Cultural Center in Seoul, and a masterplan for Penang Island, Malaysia.
Before Ole Scheeren joined Rem Koolhaas and OMA in 1995 and became partner in 2002, he worked for architecture firms in Germany; collaborated with 2x4, a graphic design firm in New York; and was engaged in a range of projects through his own studio in the United Kingdom.
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