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Jun 15

This video shows an interview with German architect Ole Scheeren, who is a principal of Büro Ole Scheeren with offices in Beijing, Hong Kong and London and a visiting professor at Hong Kong University. Ole Scheeren is currently working on a series of projects, including Angkasa Raya, a 268 meter tall landmark building in the center of Kuala Lumpur; a studio/gallery building for a Beijing-based artist; and a large-scale urban development in Singapore. His investigation and exploration of new prototypes for architecture at various scales also includes the development of a new kind of kinetic performing art space/arena, as well as an 800,000 square meter mixed-use development in Chongqing. Furthermore, Ole Scheeren is working on the design for an arts center in Beijing. As former Partner and Director of Rem Koolhaas’ Office for Metropolitan Architecture 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 (TVCC) in Beijing. During the interview, Scheeren talks about recently completed China Central Television Station in Beijing.
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