Ellen van Loon


Ellen van Loon joined OMA in 1998 and has led several award-winning building projects that combine sophisticated design with precise execution.

Some of her most significant contributions include the new home of the Danish Architecture Center in Copenhagen (2018); Rijnstraat 8 (2017); Lab City (2017); the G-Star Headquarters in Amsterdam (2014); De Rotterdam, the largest building in the Netherlands (2013); New Court, the Rothschild Bank headquarters in London (2011); exterior and interior design for Maggie's Centre near Glasgow (2011); the Prada Transformer pavilion in Seoul (2009); Casa da Musica in Porto (2005), winner of the 2007 RIBA Award; and the Dutch Embassy in Berlin (2003), winner of the European Union Mies van der Rohe award in 2005.

Van Loon is currently working on the Factory Manchester, a large performing arts venue for the city; a new building for Brighton College in England; and the renovation of the Dutch parliament in The Hague. 


Photograph by Kristian Ridder-Nielsen, Courtesy of OMA