Ellen van Loon

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

Recently completed projects led by Ellen include Brighton College (2020), BLOX / DAC in Copenhagen (2018), Rijnstraat 8 in The Hague (2017), and Lab City CentraleSupélec (2017).

Other projects in her portfolio include Fondation Galeries Lafayette (2018) in Paris; Qatar National Library (2017); Amsterdam’s G-Star Raw Headquarters (2014); De Rotterdam, the largest building in the Netherlands (2013); CCTV Headquarters in Beijing (2012); New Court Rothschild Bank in London (2011); Maggie's Centre in Glasgow (2011); 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.

Ellen is currently working on Factory International – a large performing arts venue for Manchester; the refurbishment of Kaufhaus des Westens (KaDeWe) Berlin – Europe’s biggest department store; Lamarr, a new department store in Vienna; and the Palais de Justice de Lille.