OMA Managing Partner – Architect

David Gianotten

David Gianotten is the Managing Partner – Architect of OMA. He oversees the overall organizational and financial management, business strategy, and growth of OMA in all markets, in addition to his own architectural portfolio. David currently leads the design and construction of projects in different regions, including Amsterdam’s Bajes Kwartier – the conversion of a large 1960s prison complex into a new neighborhood with 1,350 apartments; and VDMA – the transformation of an unused site with industrial heritage in Eindhoven into a mixed-use urban hub. He has led the Taipei Performing Arts Center project since the competition phase in 2008 until building completion in 2022. He is also responsible for the design and realization of the Potato Head Studios—a resort in Bali (2020), WA Museum Boola Bardip in Perth (2020), Prince Plaza in Shenzhen (2020), White Cube LIRCAEI in Lusanga (2018), and the Shenzhen Stock Exchange headquarters (2013).

David joined OMA in 2008, launched OMA’s Hong Kong office in 2009, and became partner in 2010. He led OMA’s portfolio in the Asia-Pacific region for seven years.

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