Carlos Ott

The Proscenium at Rockwell is the brainchild of renowned international architect, Carlos Ott.

Carlos Ott is an Uruguayan architect who resides in Canada. He became famous when he won the first prize in 1983 (among 744 architects from all over the world) for the construction of the Opéra de la Bastille in Paris, which was inaugurated on July 14, 1989 (bicentennial of the French Revolution). He has offices in Toronto, Quebec, Shanghai, Dubai and Montevideo.

The unique style of his architecture is recognized in many countries through prestigious awards such as: Arts et Lettres and the Legion d´Honneur awarded in 1986 and 1988 respectively by Francois Mitterrand, the President of France, the Faculty of Architecture in Uruguay awarded him with the Gold Medal in 1990, the University of Washington with the Distinguished Alumni Award 1997, and the Museo de Bellas Artes in Buenos Aires with the Vitruvio Award, also in 1997.

Carlos Ott continues to travel the world and is currently working on projects in USA, Canada, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Panama, Singapore, China, United Arab Emirates, India, Sri Lanka, Brazil, Uruguay, and now in the Philippines.

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Among Carlos Ott’s designs are:

– L’Opera de la Bastille, Paris
– Wenzhou Grand Theater, China
– First Canadian Centre, Canada
– Millennium Residence Regent Hotel
– Hangzhou Grand Theater, China
– B2B Office Tower, Dubai