Carlos Ott studied at the University of Uruguay and received his diploma in 1971. He was the beneficiary of a scholarship in the international competition " Fullbright - Hays Fellowship ," the School of Architecture Washington.
Between 1975 and 1979 he was a partner in the architectural office " Moffat and Kinoshita " in Toronto (Ontario) and emerged as winners of the competition for the renovation and expansion of the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto forth. After that he headed until 1983, the team of architects of the company " Cadillac " and eventually became a partner in the Canadian architectural firms " Neish Owen Roland and Roy ". At the international competition for the construction of the Opéra Bastille in Paris, from which he emerged on 17 November 1983 as winners, he took part in his personal name.
He also has the National Bank of Dubai planned in 1997 and was creative director of the hotel Burj al Arab in Dubai.