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Brand Extensions: Inside the Most 'Vulgar' Space OMA Has Ever Designed

Photo via Dezeen It's rare that a project from an architect as highly regarded as Rem Koolhaas gets described as "two brands having unprotected sex," but that's how the global brand director of Dutch denim purveyor G-Star Raw characterizes the...

14th International Architecture Exhibition - Fundamentals.

The 14th Venice Biennale of Architecture is about architecture - not architects. Why a research Biennale? Rem Koolhaas "is not confident that contemporary architecture is in phenomenal shape", and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit www.an-architecture.com for content. ]]

Brand Extensions: "We've never been this vulgar," says...

"We've never been this vulgar," says starchitect Rem Koolhaas of the OMA-designed Amsterdam headquarters for Dutch denim purveyor G-Star Raw. The so-called building-as-billboard was designed by Koolhaas' firm as a direct manifestation of G-Star's "unfiltered, unprocessed, crude, naked, and harsh"...

Public Works - exhibition, by OMA.

Built for the greater good by bureaucrats. This year's exhibition by OMA, Rem Koolhaas, shows 15 buildings, across different European cities, designed by architects employed by the public sector. "In... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit www.an-architecture.com for content. ]]

Hotels Week 2014: Hip Hop Hospitality: Mapping the Many Hotels of Rap Lyrics

On "Clique," design buff and Rem Koolhaas fan Kanye West raps that he just wants to "design hotels and nail it," but most rappers—aside from maybe Jay Z, who helped plan the luxury suites at New York's Barclays Center,...

What’s So Fundamental About Rem Koolhaas’s Architecture Biennale

4 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

When the 14th la Biennale di Venezia International Architecture Exhibition announced that it had (finally) roped in world-renowned architect Rem Koolhaas as the director of the Architecture Sector to lead its ranks, the speculative — often skeptical — architecture crowd wore its mixed emotions on its sleeve.

Rem Koolhaas Selected to Build Residential Skyscraper in San Francisco

Starchitect Rem Koolhaas is teaming up with developer Related California to design a 550-foot residential tower in the SoMa neighborhood of San Francisco. Located on a city-owned plot on Folsom Street between First and Folsom, the OMA-designed building will

Coming Attractions: Rem Koolhaas Will Design 550-Foot Tower at Transbay Block 8

Developer Related California has won out over two other contenders for the 42,625 square foot plot of land at Transbay Block 8. Related will employ starchitect Rem Koolhaas to design a 550-foot residential tower there. Related offered $72 million for...

Koolhaas Wire: SFGate reports that Rem Koolhaas has...

SFGate reports that Rem Koolhaas has just been tapped to build a 550-foot residential tower in San Francisco. The building will offer condos and rentals, with 27 percent of the units affordable enough for residents who make 60 percent of...

Rendering Reveals: Curbed Miami got their hands on...

Curbed Miami got their hands on the first renderings for the luxury residential project that starchitect Rem Koolhaas is designing in Coconut Grove. The plan has diverged a bit from Koolhaas' winning competition entry, showing three twenty-story towers where there...

Video Interlude: Watch One Room Transform Into Five in OMA's 'Vertical City'

Screengrab via Vimeo Fifteen years in the making, De Rotterdam is the largest building in city for which it was named, and was fashioned by design firm OMA as its own kind of "vertical city." Rem Koolhaas' Rotterdam-based studio put...

Koolhaas Watch: The newly elected mayor of Miami...

The newly elected mayor of Miami Beach has made good on his promise to kill the Rem Koolhaas-designed plan to redevelop the Miami Beach Convention Center. After pitting Koolhaas against his protégé, Bjarke Ingels, in vying for the bid, the...

Luxurious Mobile Cabins; Architecture Sherbet

Photo via Architizer · Hobbit house remains in proposed townhouse development. · Hitchcock and the architecture of suspense. · Even Megan Fox can't help sell this $15M mega mansion. · Architect Rem Koolhaas's protégés. · Is Palm Beach the...

Koolhaas Watch: Ugh: after a fiercely won battle...

Ugh: after a fiercely won battle to redesign the Miami Beach Convention Center and help redevelop its surrounding neighborhood, a team that includes architect Rem Koolhaas and some whipsmart developers may have to put the brakes on. The mayor of...

The Editors: The Ten Most Popular Essays of 2013 from Design Observer

4 months agoArts : Design Observer

Our most popular essays of 2013 range in topic from design criticim to punctuation, surrealism to fast food restaurant design, Rem Koolhaas to South African towns, and of course, the heated debate on the future of the AIGA.

Introducing Rem Koolhaas's Son

4 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

His name is Tomas. He is a cinematographer. His documentary, which is devoted to his father's work, was recently completed, partly funded by Kickstarter (don't get me started on that), and features an interview with the famous rapper...Show More Summary

OMA x Dufarge Flag Deck

Dutch skate brand/shop Dufarge teams up with renowned architect Rem Koolhaas’ firm OMA on the Flag Deck designed after the shop’s favorite skate spot in Rotterdam. Featuring the work of Rem Koolhaas, the spot’s floor design represents the… OMA x Dufarge Flag Deck is a post by Brock Cardiner on Highsnobiety.

DevelopmentWatch: Huge Rem Koolhaas Multi-Use Development Back On In Santa Monica, Now With Housing

The pressures of popularity seem to be making Santa Monica a little crazy lately--they want new development, they don't want new development, they want starchitecture, they don't want starchitecture. Now they want starchitecture again. In a totally shocking move this...

Brand Extensions: Pausing for a moment from massive...

Pausing for a moment from massive convention centers, Sandy rebuilds, and UN lounges, Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas has embraced his inner skater kid with a skateboard deck branded with OMA, his firm name. The colorful design plays off a long...

Koolhaas Wire: After a great deal of mystery...

After a great deal of mystery and a starchitecture-studded showdown over the the future design of a large condo project in Miami, it looks like Rem Koolhaas' firm OMA has emerged victorious. Little information has been released about Koolhaas' exact...

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