Oana Stănescu is a Romanian architect who lives and works between Berlin and New York.
With a wide ranging and interdisciplinary practice, Oana’s work is reflecting the pursuit of creative freedom. She is interested in the spatial translation of ideas and environments as reflections of culture at large. Most recently Oana was nominated for MoMA PS1’s Young Architects Program and the Coachella Festival. Her projects include the +POOL, a floating, water filtering swimming pool, as well as a wide-range of collaborations with Nike, MoMA, Virgil Abloh, The Office of PlayLab, 2x4, Arup, New Museum, the Storefront for Art and Architecture, Need Supply, Fool’s Gold, Kanye West and many more.
Oana regularly teaches at Columbia and Harvard and is currently working on the reconversion of a 500m-long funicular into a public park in Romania and a vacation home in Canada.