Photo via Architizer · Starchitects Bjarke Ingels and Rem Koolhaas pretty much own Miami. · Jun Aoki's boot-shaped Louis Vuitton flagship in Shanghai. · A sunken circular living room into a 1960s Japanese apartment. · Couple gives up their home,...
The battle of the it-boys fiercely rages on in Miami, where Rem Koolhaas and Bjarke Ingels just presented their final, revised visions of a forthcoming Miami Beach Convention Center. Head to Curbed Miami for a staggeringly detailed list of each...
(Photos from left: Fred Ernst and courtesy Veuve Clicquot) April is not the cruellest month when you’ve got a Pritzker and projects in progress on most continents. It’s just one more month to collect commissions, continue the epic battle against jetlag, and receive awards. Show More Summary
Rem Koolhaas' OMA has just been tapped to design a development south of Bordeaux, and Bjarke Ingels' BIG has just been tapped to design EuropaCity, a retail development located between Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Le Bourget Airport near...
Photo via Telegraph · Which Hamptons house did Hugh Jackman tour? · Jean Nouvel designs (kind of ugly) shoes. · Rem Koolhaas unveils Tools for Life, a furniture collection for Knoll. · Writer and designer Rita Konig, at home in...
A new furniture range, ?Tools for Life,? designed by OMA for Knoll, was unveiled today at the 52nd annual Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan. Knoll invited Rem Koolhaas to design the furniture to mark the company?s 75 years in...Show More Summary
Curbed Miami has a close look at starchitect Rem Koolhaas' renderings for a new Miami Beach Convention Center, an elaborate plan that includes a "wedding garden," "fountain rooms," and a 74-foot-high giant hill that would be the highest land formation...
On Places, Ellen Dunham-Jones assesses the protean career of Rem Koolhaas and his provocative efforts to marry art and capitalism, radicalism and pragmatism, icon-making and city-making.
On the occasion of Kenneth Goldsmith reading excerpts from Rem Koolhaas's "Junkspace" today at 3pm at MoMA (in Henri Labrouste: Structure Brought to Light, third floor), here is a snippet from the essay: .... Junkspace is the sum total...Show More Summary
On Places, Simon Sadler finds provocative common ground in the extraordinary careers of Steve Jobs and Rem Koolhaas, both driven "to learn about the world through the attempt to change it."
Deepak Lal: 'Despite recent claims that the “Beijing consensus” has now become the best means to promote growth, there is little merit in these views'. Architect Rem Koolhaas' interest in bigness 'has become a philosophy'. No wonderShow More Summary
Contemporary architects Rem Koolhaas and Bjarke Ingels are duking it out to build Miami's new convention center. Both offer "a deluge of ideas and technicolorful imagery," unsurprising considering their affinities for dreaming up things like dystopian digital colonies and, uh,...
Rem Koolhaas and Manhattan: a love that will--for now--remain unrequited. It’s always struck me as fitting that Koolhaas has never built a freestanding building in New York (despite the fact that it was his ideas about Manhattan that...Show More Summary
Following David Chipperfield‘s push to dispense with architectural egos and “create a tent where [architects] could show architecture instead of themselves” at last year’s Venice Architecture Biennale, Rem Koolhaas has signed on as curator of the 14th exhibition, which gets underway in June 2014. Show More Summary
VENICE.- The Board of Directors of la Biennale di Venezia, chaired by Paolo Baratta, met today in the headquarters of Ca? Giustinian and, after thanking and expressing its gratitude to David Chipperfield for the excellent results ofShow More Summary
Dutch starchitect Rem Koolhaas has been tapped to curate one of architecture's most high-profile events -- the Venice Architecture Biennale. Koolhaas will curate the 2014 edition of the Biennale, taking over from British architect David Chipperfield, who directed this year's edition.
The board of directors of the Venice Biennale on Tuesday appointed the architect Rem Koolhaas to be director of its architecture sector, with responsibility for curating the 14th International Architecture Exhibition in 2014.
The starchitecture of Frank Gehry, Zaha Hadid, and Rem Koolhaas might rule the day today, but the world's earliest architecture was quite a bit more, shall we say, austere. Archaeologists have unearthed the oldest known example of wooden architecture, a 7000-year old structure.
It?s not a view of Tiananmen Square or a section of the Great Wall outside Beijing, but the window of this Superior Club room at the Kerry Hotel Beijing perfectly frames Rem Koolhaas?s now-iconic shard-like CCTV building.
Europe defined as regions of energy resources: Ireland and the western part of Britain are the Tidal States; beyond the eastern part of Britain is the Isles of Wind; a section of Eastern Europe is Biomassburg, and Portugal, Spain, Italy and Greece are Solaria. Show More Summary