OMA Official Press Release
OMA presents the urban renewal of two European cities at
La Défense Masterplan
OMA’s design for La Défense is presented in the Carlo Scarpa building, curated by Francis Rambert, alongside 12 other proposals for the region. OMA’s scheme stems from the recognition of La Défense’s struggle to maintain and expand its position on the international scene. The masterplan proposes to create a nodal point that transforms La Défense into a compact and efficient business district by creating a new central transit stop in the middle of the district with an internal shuttle that extends to the neighbouring district of Les Groues – to bring in life and also distribute to surrounding neighbourhoods.
Regeneration of Saint’Elia
OMA’s design for Saint’Elia is presented in the Italian Pavilion, in the section "Housing
The Italian Pavilion is located in the first Tesa delle Vergini at the Venice Arsenale while the French Pavilion is located in the Giardini - both will be open until November 23.
OMA’s La Defense contribution is made possible by collaboration with EPAD and the