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Koolhaas

Rem. Dutch architect and theorist, co-founder of the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (1975); buildings include the Grand Palais and associated developments in Lille, France (1989--96); books include S, M, L, XL (1996)
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For example, it is in this way that architects from Theo van Doesburg to Peter Eisenman have understood the formal language of architecture, and others from Le Corbusier to Koolhaas have understood the radicality of the program.
Initially this was accomplished largely in the European context, with (to name only a few) Gehry's Guggenheim Bilbao; Koolhaas's Euralille, France, and Kunsthal Rotterdam; Hadid's Vitra Fire Station, in Germany, and, more recently, the Bergisel Ski Jump, in Innsbruck, Austria; Coop Himmelb(l)au's UFA Cinema Center, in Dresden; Tschumi's Le Fresnoy art center and Rouen Concert Hall, both in France; and, of course, Libeskind's Jewish Museum in Berlin.
'Libraries are not really about sculptural form in the city', says John Patkau of both her scheme and Koolhaas' Seattle design.
Investors are now inviting foreign names to the party, including Massimiliano Fuksas for Admiralitat Strasse and Axel Springer Platz (2003), Norman Foster for the Multimedia Centre TV studios (1999) and Swiss practice Atelier 5 for upmarket apartments, as well as the aformentioned Koolhaas, van Egeraat and Herzog & de Meuron.
Exodus, or The Voluntary Prisoners of Architecture, 1972, by Rem Koolhaas and Elia Zenghelis with others, depicts a brutal structure that unfolds like an oversize game board on the urban geography of London.
In the early 1980s, Elia Zenghelis and Rem Koolhaas explain their La Villette Park design as diagrammatic parallel programmed stripes, an abstraction of Dutch tulip fields.
AT THE HARVARD DESIGN SCHOOL, HI-LO [C] ARCHITECT AND INTER-disciplinary smarty-pants Rem Koolhaas has a fiefdom where he and his Harvard [C] research elves crank out obese tomes mingling pedagogy and snazzy graphics.
Curated by Rem Koolhaas and Samir Bantal of OMA/AMO and Fatma al Sehlawi and the Qatar-based research team from Atlas Bookstore, and designed by a team from OMA/AMO, 'Making Doha 1950-2030' brings together 70 years of photographs, models, plans, texts, films, oral histories and archival materials to chart Doha's transition from organic growth to more modern and deliberate planning practices.
"The architectural marvels in the country have been very exceptional and have impacted many including me in a big way," said Rem Koolhaas, the renowned Dutch architect who designed the iconic Qatar National Library (QNL) building.
The clarity, elegance, and innovation are all evident in every pair of shoes, and much of the credit goes to Rem D Koolhaas (not to be confused with his renowned architect-uncle Rem Koolhaas).
Koolhaas flew into town for the flagship opening of his brand, United Nude, in Newport Mall, Resorts World Manila, on Jan.
Perhaps no one has been more vocal in this reevaluation than Rem Koolhaas, who for more than a decade has placed preservation squarely in the crosshairs of his theoretical focus.