With the last pour of structural concrete, OPEN's new project Chapel of Sound topped out on November 15th. The pouring of concrete for the roof which is the largest flat surface in the project took about 24 hours.
OPEN’s UCCA Dune Art Museum has won the 2019 LEAF Awards “Best Arts & Culture Building Project”. Launched in 2001, the LEAF (Leading European Architects Forum) Awards celebrates some of the influential and outstanding projects and personalities in the built environment and the international architectural communities. This year’s prestigious judging panel includes Archigram’s founder Sir Peter Cook, and directors from Henning Larson and Zaha Hadid Architects.
OPEN’s recent project, Tank Shanghai, has been awarded Honorable Mentions in the “Spaces, Places, and Cities”, and “Best Design Asia-Pacific” categories in Fast Company Innovation by Design Awards 2019.