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18 Exhibitions Designed by OMA

18 Exhibitions Designed by OMA

Among the most renowned and well-established offices in the world, OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture, founded in the 1970s by Rem Koolhaas, Elia Zenghelis, Madelon Vriesendorp, and Zoe Zenghelis, is definitely part of the pantheon of the most famous. Curiously, although it receives large commissions and has already built several emblematic works in different countries, the office is often associated with an approach that is less focused on architectural design, going beyond the strict limits of the disciplinary field and encompassing other areas of practice.

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The fact that the office has a department dedicated exclusively to interdisciplinary research and practices that transcend architecture contributes to this perception. AMO carries out everything from trend investigations and printed publications to curation work (the 14th Venice Biennale of Architecture, for example) and exhibition projects, having contributed to the consolidation of Koolhaas' dismissive portrayal towards architectural projects and, consequently, of OMA as an office that is permeable to the influence of other arts/areas.

Over the last few years, OMA/AMO's number of exhibition commissions has increased, as shown on the office's website. The largest and possibly most famous of them is the 2014 Venice Biennale exhibition, under the name Elements of Architecture. Below are eighteen exhibitions designed by the office – some of which have been curated by OMA/AMO itself.

Knoll Celebrates Bauhaus

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Knoll Celebrates Bauhaus. © OMA / Photography by Fred Ernst

True Me

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True Me. © Bian Jie, Courtesy of OMA

Scaffolding

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Scaffolding. Image by field_condition; via Instagram

Stedelijk BASE

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Stedelijk BASE. Image Courtesy of OMA

Countryside, The Future

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Countryside: Future of the World. Photo: Mikhaylovich Prokudin-Gorsky c. 1909. Image Courtesy of Guggenheim

lR100-Rinascente: Stories of Innovation

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lR100-Rinascente: Stories of Innovation. Image © Agostino Osio, Courtesy of OMA

Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology

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Manus x Machina. © Albert Vecerka and OMA

PANDA

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PANDA. Image Courtesy of OMA & Bengler

What is The Netherlands?

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What is The Netherlands? © Johannes Schwartz

Elements of Architecture

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Elements of Architecture. © Nico Saieh

Public Works - Architecture by Civil Servants

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Public Works, Architecture by Civil Servants. © Nico Saieh

Making Doha

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Making Doha. © OMA

Dior: From Paris to the World

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Dior: From Paris to the World. © Naho Kubota, Cortesia de OMA

Manifesta 12 The Planetary Garden: Cultivating Coexistence

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Manifesta 12 The Planetary Garden: Cultivating Coexistence. Obra "The Soul of Salt", por Patricia Kaersenhout. © Wolfgang Traeger, Cortesia de OMA

Virgil Abloh: Figures of Speech

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Virgil Abloh: Figures of Speech. © Nathan Keay, Cortesia de MCA Chicago

Countryside at the United Nations

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Countryside Exhibition At the United Nations Headquarters. © Noam Ekhaus

Taryn Simon: An Occupation of Loss

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Taryn Simon: An Occupation of Loss. © Naho Kubota, cortesia de OMA

Hospital of the Future

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Hospital of the Future. © DSL Studio, cortesia de OMA

Originally published in May 2019, updated in July 2021.

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Cite: Baratto, Romullo. "18 Exhibitions Designed by OMA" [18 Exposições projetadas pelo OMA] 04 Jul 2021. ArchDaily. (Trans. Duduch, Tarsila) Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/917759/10-exhibitions-designed-by-oma> ISSN 0719-8884
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