Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

CTBUH Conference Video:
Challenging Preconceptions of the High-Rise Typology
Ole Scheeren, OMA

Wednesday, 5th March 2008
Dubai, UAE

Ole Scheeren from the Office of Metropolitan Architecture, presented some of the strategies utilized by OMA to challenge preconceptions of the tall building typology at the CTBUH 8th World Congress. He also examined the possibility of re-thinking the potential of the skyscraper for new urban manifestations. To support his topic of discussion, Mr. Scheeren showcased some of OMA’s latest work in the field of high-rise design, from countries such as China, Mexico, South Korea and the USA.

Run Time: 23:58

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