Together with Bushra Mohamed, Nana Biamah-Ofosu and Atelier ANF, we have been appointed to the Mayor of London’s new Architecture + Urbanism (A+U) Framework, to support his mission to build a better London for everyone. The A+U Framework provides a panel of built environment specialists that local authorities, housing associations and the Greater London Authority will use for architectural commissions. The successful practices were selected from 578 submissions.
OMMX are included Platform’s 40 under 40 (Europe ed.) This issue of Platform is devoted to a new generation of architects shaping contemporary architecture on our continent.
OMMX are hiring! We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic RIBA Part 2. We particularly encourage applications from underrepresented and disadvantaged groups. So if you feel comfortable doing so, please let us know.
Together with Forms of Living and Sal Wilson, OMMX have been shortlisted for the Eco Home pavilion competition to rethink the future of sustainable living. Our proposal, The Thick of It, explores the environmental and social imperative for materially resourceful, better insulated homes. We are interested in the thickness of walls, the environments that they create inside and our, and how they mediate our lives together.
OMMX, working with Focus, win an invited competition to help the Youth Hostels Association fulfil their charitable mission. We will be establishing a vision, strategy and feasibility study for the redevelopment of their estate in the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
OMMX win a competitive tender to design the permanent galleries at Röhsska Museet in Sweden.
OMMX are appointed to Brent Council’s Quality Review Panel and will provide advice on their future development.
In Plain Sight at the Wellcome Collection opens to the public. Our team comprised Sara De Bondt, Luke Gould, Satu Streatfield and Dr Rafie Cecilia. Over the course of 18 months, we worked with partially sighted, blind and neurodivergent focus groups to ensure that they are included in the design of the exhibition from the beginning.
OMMX lecture at Chalmers University in Gothenburg, following an invitation from Norell\Rodhe.
OMMX, working with TEN, win a prize for the design of the Swiss Embassy in London. Our full team comprises Price & Myers, Max Fordham and Alan Baxter.
OMMX work with Arts Emergency to mentor young people so that they can flourish in higher education and the cultural industries. We ran a weeklong workshop which culminated in the students presenting their thoughts on decolonising collections to the V&A museum in South Kensington. The project was entitled Giving Back.
OMMX’s work is published in Rotterdam Ripresa. Participants include Bart Dehaene, Norell\Rodhe, MOS, Elizabeth Hatz, Muf and others.
OMMX’s work will be featured in the Norwegian book Beautiful Neighbourhoods.
OMMX work with children at St Marylebone School to paint an alternative portrait of life at school, and what it could be. Learning to Misbehave is part of a series of free workshops we are currently undertaking with schools across London to help support younger people to have greater agency over their environment.
Our exhibition Football opens at the Design Museum.
OMMX are shortlisted to design the V&A East’s permanent galleries.
All 22 of our experimental adaptable and affordable homes for developer Naked House have been recommended for approval at Planning Committee.
This week we explored the meaning of Home in a 1:1 drawing and acting workshop with 8-9 year olds. Using tape and chalk, they made their school more homely.
Michael Clark at the V&A Dundee opens.
We have been commissioned to produce work for the Oslo Triennale in 2023.
OMMX, working with Gort Scott, have won a competition to design over 300 affordable homes in Silvertown.
OMMX’s work is published in Log issue 53, a critical reflection on past and contemporary Italian architecture.
OMMX talk about ‘Feeling at Home’ with dRMM.
Selcroft Road starts on site.
Football for the Design Museum starts on site.
OMMX’s work is published in ‘The London Workshops’ alongside 6a and Grimshaw. The book explores different design frameworks for a global city.
OMMX talk to the Qatar Museum Authority on behalf of the V&A Academy.
OMMX are invited by RIBA to speak at their Inclusion Festival on the state of the profession and how to evolve better practices today and not tomorrow.
OMMX’s work is published in Resilience and Joy, alongside luminaries 51N4E, Alvaro Siza, Anne Holtrop, Atelier Bow-Wow, Bruther, Caruso St John, Christ Gantenbein, Christian Kerez, De Vylder Vinck, Eduardo Souto de Moura, Madelon Vriesendorp, Monadnock, MOS, Steven Holl, Tatian Bilbao and others.
OMMX bake an installation for the Museum of Architecture’s Gingerbread City, raising funds for the museum’s charitable aims. The exhibition is on show from the 4th December 2021 until the 9th January 2022 at 6-7 Motcomb Street, London.
OMMX work with Superflux and IKEA to realise an exhibition during the United Nations Climate Change Conference COP26 in Glasgow. The exhibition is hosted at the New York Times Climate Hub. Our team comprises Daly & Lyon, DHA Designs, Coda to Coda, Media Powerhouse and Setworks
We are excited to welcome Jenny Hill as the eighth member of OMMX.
Michael Clark: Cosmic Dancer starts on site. We’ve been working up the design in collaboration with APFEL, Coda to Coda and DHA Design.
Sotheby Road starts on site.
We are delighted to welcome Amy Glover as the latest member of OMMX.
OMMX are recruiting RIBA Part IIs. Please submit an online portfolio to email@example.com. In your covering letter please outline why you would like to work for OMMX, your relevant experience and your availability. We particularly welcome applications from people who are from ethnic minorities, people with disabilities, and those who identify as LGBTQ+
OMMX are shortlisted alongside Bjarke Ingels, Asif Khan, David Adjaye, Arup, DSDHA and Shedkm to redevelop Canning Dock, one of Liverpool’s former slave docks. Our team comprises Resolve Collective, Create, JCLA, Lily Mellor, Jane Wentworth Associates, Kellenberger White, Arup and Focus. We hope to collectively put forward a rich discussion about the future of both this site and Liverpool.
Selcroft Road gets planning permission from Croydon Council.
OMMX talk at The Heritage Management Organisation on designing exhibitions to reach new audiences.
OMMX’s work is on display at the Belgian Pavilion, Venice Biennale, curated by Bovenbouw.
OMMX are invited to lecture at Kookmin University in South Korea. The talk is entitled ‘Feeling at Home’ and is part of a wider series examining the impact of the pandemic on the design of domestic space.
OMMX are appointed to Hackney Council’s Regeneration Design Advisory Group. We will be advising the London borough on its future development.
OMMX are invited by the Museum of Contemporary Digital Art and cognitive scientist Mariana Babo-Rebelo to discuss ‘How Virtual Environments and Scenography Affect our Perception of Art’. Other panelists include artists Snow Yunxue Fu and Gibson Martelli, neuroscientist Fiona Zisch, and Google technical specialist Rupert Breheny.
OMMX are invited by Princeton University to write a building review of our choosing. Our article ‘BIG FRIENDLY GIANT’ describes life next to the Hothouse, a building completed by Ash Sakula in 2003.
OMMX are appointed by the Design Museum for the second time, more soon!
OMMX are thrilled to welcome Catherine Sargent to our team. Catherine was formerly our client, working on behalf of the V&A. She will now help evolve our business to better serve our clients, communities and planet. It is the first time we are hiring outside of architecture.
OMMX kick off the spring lecture series at SoAD. Others in the series include Flores & Prats, Jan de Vylder & Inge Vinck, Sarah Wigglesworth, David Leech, Office Sian and OEB.
OMMX are invited to speak at an all-day symposium on Economy, put together by Richard Hall and the Architecture Foundation. Our talk reflects on the legacy of standardisation in the production and trade of architecture and social value.
OMMX are delighted to be a part of AJ’s 40 under 40 “a showcase of architecture’s brightest up-and-coming talent”. The last cohort was put together over 15 years ago with past luminaries including Sir David Adjaye, Sir David Chipperfield, Amanda Levete CBE and Will Alsop OBE.
OMMX’s description of Tony Fretton’s Lisson Gallery published on Drawing Matter website
OMMX are delighted to welcome Chloe Hudson as our latest member
OMMX are appointed by the V&A Dundee
Sotheby Road receives planning permission from Islington council. More soon.
OMMX are hiring! We are looking for a talented, enthusiastic and experienced RIBA Part 2 or Part 3 with job running experience. No need for a long and tailored application, just send your cv and portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org with a brief covering email.
Together with Forms of Living, OMMX were invited by Noma Project to produce a small meditation on the Albers’ Latin American travel album and interest in pre-hispanic cultures. Ours focussed on the visitors’ gaze and its wider impact. Other participants include Norrell Rodhe (SE), Central Ofaau (BE), Veldwerk (BE), Multerer Architekten (DE), La Macchinastudio (IT), Schneider Türtscher (CH), Motoproprio (IT), Jean Benoit Vetillard (FR), and Marullo/Materia (IT)
OMMX give a talk at the Universidad de Palermo in Argentina as part of an international lecture series
OMMX talk on Assembly, alongside David Kohn Architects (UK), GAFPA (Belgium) & Doorzon Interieurarchitecten (Belgium). The event is co-hosted by Drawing Matter, Veldwerk and the Architecture Foundation
OMMX teach a workshop at ETH Zurich
OMMX are external critics at Cambridge University and London Met
OMMX judge the 10th edition of Superstudio, an architectural competition based in six cities across the Czech Republic and Slovakia
OMMX are invited by the Journal of Architecture to contribute a text on the work of photographer Gabriele Basilico
OMMX contribute to IN MEMORIAM, an exhibition at the Yale School of Architecture on the design of tombs. Other participants include Flores & Prats, Niall Mclaughlin and Sam Jacob.
OMMX are appointed by the Wellcome Collection
OMMX are invited to exhibit a new model for housing at the Milan Architecture Triennale.
OMMX talk at the V&A museum on the Anatomy of Cars
OMMX is published in Carnets, alongside 30 European offices: Atelier Fanelsa, Bonell-Dóriga, Central ofaau, Fala atelier, False Mirror office, Fosbury architecture, La Macchina studio, Mertelj Vrabič arhitekti, Norell/Rodhe, Point Supreme, Schneider Türtscher, Studio Maks, Unulaunu, Weyell-Zipse, Boano Prišmontas, Büro Kofink Schels, Conen Sigl Architekten, Dyvik Kahlen, Ganko, Konntra, Kosmos, Martinez Barat Lafore, Oasi Architects, Paradigma Ariadné, Ponto atelier, PYO Arquitectos, Raamwerk, Rloaluarnad, X = ( T = E = N )
‘Cars: Accelerating the Modern World’ opens at the V&A
OMMX’s work is on display at the Lisbon Architecture Triennale. Pattern as Politics, curated by Sam Jacob and Priya Khanchandani, looks to decolonise British architecture and serves as a critical reflection on the seminal work by Owen Jones: The Grammar of Ornament (1856)
OMMX speak at the Experimental Methods conference at the Architectural Association
OMMX are invited by the Royal Academy of Arts to speak at Picturing the City. The event explores how images shape our cities and alter our perception of our urban environment. The other panellists are Pooja Agrawal (Public Practice, GLA), Crystal Bennes (artist, writer, researcher) and Max Colson (photographer, filmmaker).
OMMX’s work is on display at CIVA in Brussels
OMMX’s work is published in Alternative Histories and the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture
OMMX are appointed to restore and extend a listed building opposite the British Museum
OMMX are delighted to announce a return to teaching. This academic year we will be running a design studio at the Architectural Association, as well as teaching alongside Assemble at the Cass.
OMMX are invited by the V&A’s Learning Academy to lecture on Staging the Exhibition, a course aimed at museum professionals
OMMX teach at Porto Academy, alongside Frida Escobedo (Mexico), MOS (US), Scheidegger Keller (Switzerland), Nicolas Dorval-Bory (France), Raamwerk (Belgium), Lopez Rivera (Spain), Dyvik Kahlen (UK), Johansen Skovsted (Denmark), Arrhov Frick (Sweden), Fala (Portugal) and Atelier Bouça (Portugal).
OMMX lecture at FAUP
OMMX teach at the Architectural Association Summer School alongside Tatiana Bilbao, Fernanda Canales, Rory Hyde (V&A), Jennifer Sigler (Harvard), Troy Therrien (Guggenheim), Violette Van Parys, Shumon Basar (Fondazione Prada, Art Dubai), Andrea Bagnato and Ivan Munuera (Princeton).
OMMX lecture at the Architectural Association
OMMX’s work is on display in the V&A as part of an exhibition entitled Paper Castles, curated by Meneesha Kellay and Rory Hyde. Other contributors include Takeshi Hayetsu, Zaha Hadid Architects, Madelon Vriesendorp, Sarah Wigglesworth, Office S&M, Interrobang, Akil Skafe-Smith, Matt + Fiona, Mobile Studio, WUH architecture, Makespace and PUP architects
OMMX’s reconstruction drawings of Rievaulx Abbey feature on the BBC
OMMX’s work is on display at DKUK as part of an exhibition curated by Sam Jacob entitled Museum Show. Jacob asked architects, designers and artists to reimagine the contemporary museum. Other contributors include Assemble, Baukuh, DK-CM, Fala Atelier, Fraser Muggeridge, Madelon Vriesendorp, Maio, PUP Architects and Sean Griffiths.
OMMX are invited critics at UCL, the Cass and the Architectural Association
OMMX are external examiners at AHO in Norway
OMMX are invited to talk at the Barbican as part of the lecture series Architecture on Stage.
OMMX, working with Brendan Cormier and Ruth Lang, are shortlisted for a second time to curate the British Pavilion at the Venice Biennale
OMMX are invited to speak at the Royal Institute of British Architects on alternatives to mainstream commercial development. The event will focus on innovative methods of social engagement, reinventing the traditional home, and alternative routes to development, such as those led by community groups.
OMMX are invited to lecture at ETH Zurich
OMMX are invited critics at the Royal College of Art
OMMX are invited to talk at the Oslo Architecture Association. The other speakers include Lacaton Vassall (France), 6A (UK), Lütjens Padmanabhan (Switzerland), Dyvik Kahlen (UK) and Adam Nathaniel Furman (UK)
OMMX are invited to lecture at the Bergen Architecture Society
OMMX are invited critics at the Architectural Association
OMMX are invited critics at Oxford Brookes
OMMX are invited by Jonathan Tuckey Design to talk about working with existing buildings, as part of their public programme ‘Building on the Built’
OMMX are nominated for the ‘European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – The Mies van der Rohe Award 2019’
OMMX are invited to lecture at the The Martin Centre for Architectural and Urban Studies. Given the scarcity of affordable housing, an increasing number of people now find themselves living in shared accommodation well into their 30s. Their private space has been compressed into an individual room and precipitated changes in how we interact with objects, buildings and each other. In this talk, we will explore how design might embrace these changes and discuss how this context has shaped our practice.
OMMX are invited by Sto Werkstatt to discuss new approaches to home and workplace design. Other participants include Nicola Rutt from Hawkins/Brown (UK) and David J. Tol of Marc Koeler Architects (The Netherlands).
We are delighted to announce that we will teaching at Porto Academy 2019 alongside MOS, Johansen Skovsted and Raamwerk. Come join us! Past tutors include NP2F, Sauter von Moos, Monadnock, Tom de Paor, Pezo von Ellrichshausen, Anne Holtrop, Go Hasegawa & De Vylder Vinck Taillieu
OMMX contribute a text on the work of photographer Gabriele Basilico for a special edition of the Journal of Architecture
OMMX are part of the panel discussion ‘Fragments of a Future’ at the National Gallery of Art in Warsaw. The discussion centers on new models of housing and ways of living
Designs of the Year at the Design Museum is now open. “From the brilliant to the brutal…a glimpse into what the world of tomorrow may look like” The Times
We are delighted to welcome Emily Priest and Rory Sherlock to our team
OMMX win an invited competition to design the V&A’s next headline show, opening in 2019.
OMMX are invited to talk at Syracuse University.
OMMX are invited critics for Re:public in Venice alongside Jan De Vylder. Re:public examines the operative value of books in the design of buildings and is a collaboration between Professor Maarten Delbeke ETH Zurich, TEN, and IUAV University Library.
OMMX produce a new affordable housing type for the National Gallery of Art in Poland. It will be on display from July until October.
OMMX contribute to Alternative History, an exhibition curated by the Architecture Foundation, the Drawing Matter Foundation and Veldwerk Architecten. The other participants include Marie Jose van Hee (Belgium), Robbrecht & Daem (Belgium), Mondanock (Netherlands), Bovenbouw (Belgium) and Lütjens Padmanabhan (Switzerland)
OMMX participate in Blueprint for the Future, a panel discussion on how architecture should respond to the evolving political, social, environmental and technological climate. The event is organised by Blueprint magazine.
OMMX participate in Speculative Science, a panel discussion at the Museum of Architecture. The talk examines how science and technology are evolving the built environment. The other speakers are Cullinan Studio, TDO Architecture and Richard Wilson.
OMMX’s work is on display in Milton Keynes, as part of an exhibition curated by the National Infrastructure Commission.
Newport Works profile OMMX. Other architects include Sergison Bates, Acme and Mae.
OMMX are invited critics at the Architectural Association Summer School
OMMX participate in a design charrette organised by the Museum of Architecture for Powis Square, Notting Hill.
OMMX contribute to the Dutch publication What’s In The Making II. The other participants are Tomas Dirrix (Netherlands), Veldwerk (Netherlands), Nicolas Dorval-Bory (France), Norell/Rodhe (Sweden), Fosbury Architecture (Italy), Hesselbrand (Norway), and Unulaunu (Romania)
OMMX are invited by the Royal Academy of Arts to take part in the RA Lego Architecture Challenge. The RA’s listing states: “Watch three of the UK’s leading architectural practices battle it out to create the most innovative and imaginative “identity” project.” Update: OMMX win the competition, judged by Laura Mark, Rory Olcayto, Tom Ravenscroft and Tamsie Thomson.
OMMX’s work is published in Real Estate Architecture: The Apartment Building
OMMX talk at Kingston University on professional practice
OMMX are invited by the charity INTBAU, established by HRH The Prince of Wales, to contribute to Remember, Rebel, Repeat – an exhibition exploring change in London’s urban identity. The exhibition is part of the London Festival of Architecture 2018
OMMX are invited by the Royal Institute of British Architects to speak at Perspectives On (Post)digital Drawing. The three other contributors are False Mirror Office (Greece), Fala Atelier (Portugal) and You+Pea (UK). The session is chaired by Sam Jacob, tickets for the talk sell out.
OMMX are invited to represent the UK in Coming Of Age, a roundtable discussion during the Venice Architecture Biennale at Università IUAV di Venezia. Other participants include Fala atelier (Portugal), Central (Belgium), Weyell Zipse Architekten (Switzerland), and Norell/Rodhe (Sweden)
OMMX give the inaugural Mirror Series lecture, organised by CAMPO and hosted by the gallery Betts Project. The other lectures will be given by Sam Jacob, Dyvik Kahlen and Assemble.
OMMX are invited to act as Special Critics for the University of Syracuse. They will be giving lectures, preparing short workshops and attending student reviews across the whole winter semester 2018. The role was previously held by Owen Watson, director of 6a Architects (UK)
OMMX are appointed to remodel and extend a house in Hackney
OMMX are appointed to produce furniture for an international commission and biennale. More soon.
OMMX are invited critics at the Architectural Association for Diploma Unit 1, Film City: Dagenham
OMMX are invited critics at the Architectural Association for Intermediate Unit 12: Isolated but Connected
OMMX, working with Julia King, are shortlisted in the Wellcome Collection’s Public Health Competition. Our proposal centres on integrating infrastructure and housing in Delhi’s slums to improve life in majority world conditions
OMMX are now represented by the gallery Desplans (Sweden), who will sell limited edition prints of our work
OMMX are invited by the Architecture Foundation to participate in Part 4, a panel discussion on professional practice. The other members of the panel are We Made That (UK) and Jestico Whiles (UK)
OMMX are invited critics for Unit F at Oxford Brookes
OMMX are invited to lecture at Syracuse University
OMMX are appointed by the Design Museum in London
OMMX’s work is exhibited at Cooper Union in New York
OMMX are invited to lecture on their work at the Royal College of Art
OMMX are appointed to remodel and extend a listed building in Brixton
OMMX are invited to lecture on their work at the University of Canterbury
OMMX are invited critics at the Royal College of Art for ADS10: Savage Architecture The City of Collective Rituals
OMMX return as invited critics at the Royal College of Art for ADS5: Ambiguous Architecture
OMMX are invited critics at Syracuse University
OMMX are invited critics at the Royal College of Art for ADS5: Ambiguous Architecture
OMMX are invited critics at the Cass for Unit 08: Midland Cities II
OMMX are invited to lecture on their work at the University of Bath
OMMX are asked by the Architectural Association to lead a walking tour of RIBA Gold medal winner Neave Browns’ Alexandra and Ainsworth Estate. Update: event is now sold out
OMMX’s text on measurement is published by TSA Forum
OMMX are invited by The New Craftsmen to run a workshop examining the future of housing. The organisation is formed of a network of over 100 makers across the British Isles
OMMX’s entry for the National Infrastructure Commission’s open international competition is awarded an honourable mention. The competition brief sought to integrate placemaking with proposed infrastructure projects along the Cambridge to Oxford corridor. The jury praised the “interesting and unusual proposal” together with “its focus on often-neglected spaces and thoughts on strengthening and improving them”. It included Lord Andrew Adonis, Bridget Rosewell OBE, David Lock CBE, Tim Broyd, Georgia Watson, Hilary Chipping, Tom Holbrook and Sadie Morgen
OMMX are appointed by the Salvador Dali Museum in Florida
OMMX’s drawings for Delpozo are featured in Tank Magazine Summer 2017 Issue. We were commissioned to produce drawings of Madrid for a feature on the fashion house Delpozo and its creative director Josep Font. The drawings were conceived as a stage set for an imaginary photoshoot, depicting parts of the city from which Font draws inspiration
OMMX’s work is exhibited in Vers une Architecture Verticale in Belgium. The other contributors are Sopfie van der Linden (Belgium), Julien Ferir (Belgium), Maxence Dedry (Belgium), Bart Dehaene (Belgium), Matteo Costanzo (Italy) and Filipe Magalhaes (Portugal). The exhibition is a collaborative venture between Real Estate Architecture, GAR ASBL and Société libre d’ Emulation
OMMX’s reconstruction drawing of Battle Abbey is featured on the BBC and is now on permanent display on site. Earlier in the year we were commissioned by English Heritage to reconstruct the ruined Battle Abbey through drawing. Building upon our work on Rievaulx Abbey, we worked closely with historians to unearth and record its architecture, routines & rituals
OMMX win a competition to design 22 affordable homes for not-for-profit housebuilder Naked House. The project is supported and financially backed by the Mayor of London with all 3 sites due to start construction in 2019. It is widely published in the national and international press, including The Guardian, The Times, The Daily Mail, Dezeen, Archdaily, Monocle Radio & The Architect’s Journal
OMMX are interviewed by Lobby Magazine, who write the following: “OMMX operates under what one could call a pluralist approach. It looks out into a world beyond architecture that, much like literature, encompasses all of life…In these often superficial times, OMMX are part of a faction pursuing a greater depth and resolution in, both, their thinking and design, which fluctuates from the scale of the city to the microscopic structure of materials”
OMMX are interviewed by the culture show on Slovakian national television
OMMX are this year’s headline speakers at Archtung, following in the footsteps of Zaha Hadid, Snohetta and OMA
OMMX’s work is exhibited at the Frac Centre in France
OMMX are appointed to design a house for a renowned art collector
OMMX present their work at the Architecture Foundation’s Introducing: New Housing. The Architecture Foundation describes the event as a presentation of “some of the best emerging architects and most progressive housing developers working in London today”
OMMX are delighted to be Practice Mentors for the Royal College of Art “The aim of the RCA Practice Mentor is to offer students a window into the working processes of some of the UK’s leading designers”
OMMX’s work is exhibited at Campo Space in Italy
OMMX are invited to lecture in Bratislava, Slovakia
OMMX are appointed to design Librairie Marian Goodman, a new concept gallery and bookshop located in the Marais, Paris. Marian Goodman Gallery represents leading artists such as Gerhard Richter, Thomas Struth, Richard Deacon, Steve McQueen, Tacita Dean, Juan Muñoz, Gabriel Orozco, Dan Graham, Jeff Wall & Anette Messager among many others
OMMX are asked by the Royal Academy of Arts to design DALI / DUCHAMP
OMMX’s work is exhibited in Italy and France. The exhibition addresses one of the most important archives of experimental architecture worldwide, and reflects on the operative value of museums and collections for the contemporary discourse and practice of architecture. Our work is being shown alongside that of Toyo Ito (Japan), Andrea Branzi (Italy), Bernard Calet (France), Günther Domenig and Eilfried Huth (Austria), David Georges Emmerich (France), Hiromi Fujii (Japan), Ludger Gerdes (Germany), Günter Günschel (Germany), Bernhard Hafner (Austria), Mathieu Mercier (France), Walter Pichler (Austria), Guy Rottier (France)
OMMX lecture at the Architectural Association
OMMX are invited to run a studio on Real Estate in Belgium for the Universities of Ghent & Liège
OMMX are invited to run a studio at the Bartlett, UCL
OMMX are invited critics at the Architectural Association Summer School
OMMX are featured in the Times article How To Achieve Your Grand Design Now. An extract: “OMMX offer tangible and real benefits for any type and scale of project”
OMMX are appointed by English Heritage to reconstruct one of their ruins, Rievaulx Abbey, through a set of five images. We are working closely with historians to unearth and record its architecture, routines & rituals
OMMX lecture and run a workshop at TU Delft in the Netherlands
OMMX lecture and run a workshop at De Rotterdamse Academie van Bouwkunst in the Netherlands
OMMX’s masterplan for Clerkenwell Design Week opens
OMMX are invited critics at the Architectural Association for diploma unit 1
OMMX complete two temporary structures for Camira Fabrics
OMMX are invited critics at the Cass for Unit 13: For Ever, For Everyone
OMMX are invited to lecture by Existenz, University of Leuven. Previous lecturers are MVRDV (The Netherlands), Álvaro Siza (Portugal), Aires Mateus (Portugal), Sou Fujimoto (Japan), Henning Larsen Architects (Denmark), Snøhetta (Norway), Lacaton & Vassal (Switzerland), 51N4E (Belgium) and Zaha Hadid (London)
OMMX are invited critics at the Cass for Unit 14: Nonsuch
OMMX are part of the panel discussion ‘Rethinking the way we live: sustainable volume housing’ at the Building Centre. The other participants are Richard Lavington, Pete Halsall, Sue Riddlestone, James Taylor-Foster, David Orr.
OMMX are invited critics for MArch Unit 12 at UCL
OMMX’s work is exhibited at the Forum d’Architectures Lausanne in Switzerland. The exhibition ‘La narration du quotidien’ aims to chart the progression of contemporary European architecture away from the grandiose project and towards a celebration of everyday life. Other participants include Dogma, Office KGDVS & 2A+P/A
OMMX’s work is published in ‘Building Upon Building: Architecture as evolution, rather than revolution. How can the views that underlie the historical city be interwoven with the stories of the present?’ OMMX is one of six UK practices selected to be included in the book, published by Nai/010. Other practices include Sergison Bates (UK), Mark Pimlott (The Netherlands), David Kohn (UK), Office KGDVS (Belgium), DeVilderVynckTailleu (Belgium) and Bearth Deplazes (Switzerland)
OMMX are invited critics for 1st year at the Architectural Association
OMMX are invited critics for Studio 6 at the Cass, whose projects are based in Kinvara, Ireland
OMMX lecture at UCL, alongside Pierre D’Avoine. The lecture was a presentation of an ongoing conversation with Pierre about their shared values & interests in architecture
OMMX are invited to give a presentation to the Mayor’s Greater London Authority Regeneration Team. The Regeneration Team’s mandate is to encourage and shape growth in London’s town centres, economic centres and high streets
OMMX’s work is featured in the Archdaily article ‘Playing the Housing Game for Profit’
OMMX are invited critics at the Architectural Association for Diploma Unit 1: The New East End
OMMX are invited critics at the Architectural Association for Diploma Unit 11: Interior Landscape
OMMX, working alongside James Taylor-Foster, contribute to Volume #46 ‘Shelter’. The issue includes texts by Dogma, Dick van Gameren, åyr & Benjamin Bratton. Volume Magazine is a project by Archis (Amsterdam), OMA (Rotterdam) and C-Lab (Columbia University, New York)
OMMX, working with James Taylor-Foster, is placed in the final shortlist to curate and design the British Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2016.
OMMX are selected for the Architecture Foundation’s latest book ‘New Architects 3’, which will serve as a directory of the best British architecture practices established in the last decade
OMMX are invited by Central St Martins, University of the Arts London, to run and teach a design studio
OMMX are invited by UCL to take part in The Seminar Room for LOBBY Issue No.3 ‘Defiance’. Other features include contributions by Carme Pinos (Spain), David Adjaye (UK) and Mario Botta (Italy)
OMMX are appointed to masterplan & design Clerkenwell Design Week 2016, as it restructures. “Clerkenwell is home to more creative businesses and architects per square mile than anywhere else on the planet, making it truly one of the most important design hubs in the world.”
OMMX are invited critics for the Architecture Unit in Motovun, Croatia. The Architecture Unit is a collective of Swiss, British and Croatian architects who are based in Zurich and who currently teach at EPF Lausanne and ETH Zurich
OMMX’s An Aerial View is featured on Domus Loves It. Domus is an architecture and design magazine founded in 1928 by architect Gio Ponti
OMMX are filmed for a documentary examining the production of public space and the infrastructure that inhabits them
OMMX are invited to produce a proposal to extend the Begijnhof in Bruges, a UNESCO world heritage site, for a special anniversary edition of Forum. Other participants include Mark Pimlott (The Netherlands), Office KGDVS (Belgium), DeVilderVynckTailleu (Belgium), Bearth Deplazes (Switzerland) and Sergison Bates (UK). Forum is the publication of the Dutch architecture society Architectura et Amicitia (AetA), founded in 1855. It was previously edited by Aldo van Eyck, Jaap Bakema and Herman Hertzberger
OMMX take part in ARCHade LDN, as part of the London Festival of Architecture 2015. 30 emerging practices will share their thoughts on how London is inspiring their current work.
OMMX is one of two UK practices (the other being Assemble) invited to lecture in Munich, as part of a series focusing on emerging contemporary European architecture
OMMX are visiting critics at Central St Martins, UAL
OMMX are invited critics at the Cass School of Architecture for Diploma unit 14
OMMX lecture on their work at EPFL in Switzerland
A Moral and Political Philosophy tutor at Oxford University writes about OMMX for the Architectural Association
OMMX lecture on their work at the University of Dundee
OMMX are invited critics at the Architectural Association for Diploma Unit 1: Golgonooza City of Imagination
OMMX lecture at the Architectural Association as part of a series looking at the next generation of architects
OMMX return to The University of Nottingham as invited critics
OMMX are invited critics at the Cass School of Architecture for undergraduate studios 3, 5 & 7
OMMX are invited critics at Central St Martins, UAL
OMMX’s British Library Gothic exhibition opens to critical acclaim
Both OMMX directors have been appointed Design Fellows & Studio Masters at Cambridge University
OMMX’s store for Toast is now open
OMMX are appointed to refurbish a locally listed building in Islington, London
OMMX spend an evening helping The Guardian review LEGO Architecture Studio
OMMX’s work has been exhibited in Venice alongside Pascal Flammer (Swizerland), Florian Beigel (UK), Jonathan Woolf (UK), and Sergison Bates (UK), as part of an exhibition examining contemporary forms of domesticity
OMMX are invited critics at Central St Martins, UAL
OMMX are invited to talk at the Cass School of Architecture by Pierre d’Avoine
OMMX return as invited critics to Chelsea College of Arts, UAL
OMMX’s exhibition for MIMA, Art and Optimism in 1950s Britain is now open. Due to the extremely tight exhibition budget OMMX donated their time free of charge. The exhibition was ‘pick of the week’ for the Independent
OMMX are visiting critics at Oxford Brookes
OMMX have won an invited competition to design the UK’s largest ever exhibition on Gothic literature. The exhibition will form the centerpiece of a Gothic Season run by the British Library and BBC
The Beudy completes
OMMX have been invited critics at Chelsea College of Arts, UAL
OMMX are invited critics at The University of Nottingham
OMMX’s work is exhibited at Somerset House, as part of an exhibition on forgotten spaces
OMMX have relocated to Holborn, London
OMMX’s agricultural barn completes. Work begins on restoring the adjacent derelict Beudy
OMMX’s An Aerial View is highly commended in a competition organised by the RIBA. There were over 150 entries from across the UK
Thames Quay completes
Clapton Square completes
OMMX achieve a very difficult and complex planning permission for A Publisher’s House. The building had remained largely untouched throughout the building’s life and listing
New website is now live
OMMX’s entry for the AIA Detroit Riverfront competition comes 3rd in an international competition with over 400 entries from 46 countries. The jury, headlining Daniel Libeskind (Ground Zero New York and Jewish Museum Berlin), praised the proposal for its control, restraint and sophisticated design
Our offices for the renowned literary agency Andrew Nurnberg Associates completes. Andrew describes the design as “simply brilliant”
The Mill completes
Trehilyn Cottage completes