Working at a small scale has some surprising benefits. Working at a small scale has some surprising benefits. Eero Saarinen, Zaha Hadid, Norman Foster, Thomas Heatherwick, Walter Gropius, Shigeru Ban, Rem Koolhaas, Frank Gehry: If it seems like every architect of note has also designed a chair, it's because that's pretty much true. Show More Summary
‘REM’ premieres at the Venice Film Festival next month Following in the footsteps of the son-reflecting-on-father-architect sub-genre (à la My Architect) is a new film about Dutch powerhouse Rem Koolhaas directed by his son Tomas. Set...Show More Summary
The Rem Koolhaas parcel along the High Line is envisioned to hold the concrete-based structure, reports 6sqft, that would funnel upward to support the massive glass enclosure. The architects describe how sunlight is key: “As the sunShow More Summary
Beijing's CCTV Tower rises 44 stories and houses thousands of employees. But it looks nothing like a normal skyscraper. Completed in 2012, architects Rem Koolhaas and Ole Scheeren designed the glass tower to look like a giant loop. It...Show More Summary
Koolhaas joins other famous architects, including David Adjaye, Richard Rogers, and Eyal Weizman, in speaking out against Brexit. A few weeks ago, Rem Koolhaas sat at a conference table in Amsterdam, surrounded by flickering candles and the glow of an overhead projector. Show More Summary
A treat for the eyes Bigwig Dutch firm OMA and its leader Rem Koolhaas recently unveiled the restored Fondaco dei Tedeschi, a major historic building in Venice, Italy with origins in the early 13th-century. The original structure was...Show More Summary
A flyer received by a resident has stirred up some excitement in the neighborhood Along with reuniting lost pets with their owners and alerting residents to suspicious characters, it seems NextDoor.com is useful for solving mysteries. Show More Summary
At the 2016 AIA convention, the legendary architect gave the profession an honest appraisal of its failures. Rem Koolhaas, the Pritzker Prize-winning Dutch architect, theorist, and provocateur, spoke with Mohsen Mostafavi, dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Design, in the closing keynote for the 2016 AIA convention. Show More Summary
Farmers can grow 50 tons of vegetables in a building designed by Rem Koolhaas's grandfather The recently completed UF002 De Schilde, a 12,916-square-foot greenhouse sitting atop a former Philips factory in The Hague, can claim the tit largest urban rooftop farm in Europe. Show More Summary
Rem Koolhaas calls him "the embodiment of a fully fledged new typology" In-demand Danish architect Bjarke Ingels was named one of TIME Magazine's 100 Most Influential People list earlier today, joining a list of leaders, celebrities and artists such as Lin-Manual Miranda, Taraji P. Show More Summary
It adds 90 percent more square footage to the cultural institution's existing building The Office for Metropolitan Architecture—better known as OMA, the firm founded by Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas—recently unveiled a first look at its...Show More Summary
The Toronto Reference Public Library, like Rem Koolhaas’ Seattle Public Library, is architecture that makes library use a community activity, yet affords privacy, while showcasing the tremendous archives and resources available to all who visit the library. The library’s open yet futuristic interior design makes is so that no matter [...]
D.Solve: Mohamed Sabry (age 22), Hisham Emam (21), Mostapha Taher (22), and Safwat El-Tahawy (21).[Photo Credit: Ahmed Tarek Bayoumi.] Rem Koolhaas the world class architect once wrote that "[a]rchitecture is hazardous mixture of omnipotence & impotence. Show More Summary
Last week Rem Koolhaas spoke with Charlie Rose on his PBS program for a full hour. I missed it, so I'm watching it today on Charlie Rose's website. You can watch it on Hulu or embedded below.
Faena Art, the international non-profit organization led by Ximena Caminos, announced its inaugural programming for Faena Forum, the Rem Koolhaas/OMA-designed cultural centerpiece of the Faena District Miami Beach, opening in fall 2016. Show More Summary
MIAMI BEACH — A new cultural center designed by Rem Koolhaas with OMA is aiming to give Miami Beach a year-round multidisciplinary arts hub.
Rem Koolhaas? Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) has won the international competition to design The Factory Manchester, the city?s cutting-edge arts venue that will take a radically new approach to cultural production and performance. Show More Summary
Rem Koolhaas’s Office for Metropolitan Architecture has won an international competition to design the Factory Manchester, a major new arts center in Manchester, England.
The Hyperbuilding, a self-contained city proposed in 1996 that would stand on the banks of the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok. Image by Hans Werlemann via ArchDaily. Rem Koolhaas's OMA (Office of Metropolitan Architecture) has built a reputation as...
Photos by Tim Van de Velde via Contemporist. The Netherlands is home to some inventive architecture—a tour of the nation's second-largest city will put a visitor at arm's reach of work by Rem Koolhaas's OMA, MVRDV, and others. But.....