Ole Scheeren won the “Building of the Year Award” for his aesthetically designed project, The Interlace at the World Architecture Festival 2015, held at Singapore. The German architect is Partner-in-charge of Office for Metropolitan Architecture and Principal of Büro Ole Scheeren. Schereen is also a guest professor at the Hong Kong University.
Schereen’s creative genius is visible in the concept of The Interlace, which emphasises the “reversal of tower-block housing”. Scheeren described his work as a “Vertical Village” with horizontal buildings stacked diagonally across one another to frame terraces, gardens and plazas.
Ole was born in the year 1971 at Karlsruhe. He went to the universities of Lausanne and Karlsruhe. Recipient of the RIBA Silver Medal, he did his graduation from the Architectural Association in London.