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Michael  Kokora

Partner

OMA

Michael Kokora joined OMA in 2007 and is based in Hong Kong. In 2009, he established OMA/AMO Asia together with OMA partner David Gianotten. Within the Asia Pacific region, he is responsible for leading a large portion of OMA/AMO's portfolio and is developing projects in China, South East Asia, and Australia. He oversaw the design and construction of the Shenzhen Stock Exchange from 2007 to the building's completion in 2013. Other projects have included: the conceptual masterplan for Hong Kong's West Kowloon Cultural District, an office tower in Kuala Lumpur, a residential project on the peak in Hong Kong, a cultural resort in Indonesia, a broadcasting facility in Indonesia, and AMO's revitalization projects in Jakarta. Kokora is an Assistant Professor at the University of Hong Kong where he teaches in the Master of Architecture program. Prior to joining OMA, he worked for 10 years on a wide range of projects in the United States, Europe, and Asia. He holds a Master of Architecture degree from Yale University.