MNBAQ structure is almost all up! Next up the cantilevering Grand Hall!!
Very exciting to see it come up so fast.
Courtesy to OMA & construction site webcam.Read More
OCX is back in Japan. めっちゃひさしぶり。Read More
A parking structure has been re-imagined to accommodate a performing arts center. By utilizing the ramping floor plates for the parking, the building is seamlessly connected to the urban streets.Read More
OCX is back in NYC working with OMA on some very exciting projects. Stay tunned...Read More
OCX lecture at Bilgi Univesity for Eren Ciraci's studio and Ali Onat Türker's structural class. We talked about our recent works as well as experiences working on large scale construction sites in China including the CCTV and TVCC towers.Read More
Last year's protests sparked by the plans of the Turkish Government to turn Gezi Park in Istanbul into a shopping mall, were partly due to the fact that Gezi Park is one of the few green areas in the city. Istanbul is extremely lacking in terms of accessible, well-managed and well-maintained public parks.Read More
When one exits Taksim Metro station they are typically lost, not knowing left nor right. A series of tunnels and escalators meander until finally leading up to a set of stairs to an open space that is Taksim Square. The Square is characterized by a large Turkish flag, a dilapidated modernist building, a single towering hotel, a small memorial sculpture, and a park hiding behind a set of stairs.Read More
At 1 : 200,000 scale, Taksim Square and Gezi Park appear as a speck of dust in comparison to the vast expanse of 5,343 square kilometers that is Istanbul. However, the significance of the square and park can be highlighted when mapping out key information from the city...Read More
Over the past several months we have witnessed outside of our office window facing Taksim Square the repeated confrontations between the protestors and government riot police. What began as a peaceful demonstration against the destruction of Gezi Park by a few hundred environmentalists on May 30th of 2013, soon turned into a nationwide protest ...Read More
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OCX was invited as a Guest critic at Columbia University for Lynette Widder's course on urban and architectural resiliency for environmental issues caused by Hurricane Sandy along the Newark waterfront. It was a pleasure to see people tackling disaster mitigation as a part of an inherent design criteria.Read More
OCX is back in NYC working with OMA on a project in Miami. Very happy to be back, we missed you nyc!!Read More
We are very excited to announce that we are moving forward on a design for a private house in Levent, Istanbul. Stay tuned for updates.Read More