Ellen van Loon

Years attended: 2017

Discipline: Architecture

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 Brighton College (2020), BLOX, 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 and the Palais de Justice de Lille.