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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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With the opening of Moscow's Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in June 2015 and the Fondazione Prada's new museum in Milan one month earlier, Koolhaas and his Rotterdam-based Office for Metropolitan Architecture have been able to take this manner of preservation several steps further and to make architecturally manifest the argument he had until now made in writing and theory.
But speaking to website Dezeen, Koolhaas said: "There is a potentially sinister dimension to, before you know it, being surrounded by a house full of sensors that can follow you on the moment of entry, to the moment you set your bedroom temperature, to the moment you set your likely return to your house.
In 2009, while still studying architecture, Koolhaas, the nephew of acclaimed architect Rem Koolhaas, developed the Mobius shoe to impress his girlfriend.
In an unusual move, Koolhaas made his presence felt early on by giving the participating architects clear instructions: to explore the history of their countries' modernisation in line with the theme 'Absorbing Modernity 1914-2014'--Koolhaas has described this Biennale as an 'audit' of architecture, a story of how we got where we are.
De paso tambien critico una de las muestras principales de este ano, Elementos, donde a traves de un curioso muestrario de paredes, plafones, suelos y otros elementos constructivos basicos, "universales", Koolhaas pretende reducir la arquitectura a su esencia para revelar su condicion contemporanea.
We believe that our new research partnership with OMA will make a significant contribution to creating more 'human' urban environments for the world's citizens, so we're delighted to be partnering with Rem Koolhaas and OMA on this study.
The Koolhaas site is now where the construction of One Madsion Park lobby, as well as apartments on top, is taking place.
Koolhaas said that the end result was to create furniture "that performs in very precise but also in completely unpredictable ways.
Zhukova and the architect Rem Koolhaas unveiled plans recently to refurbish a 1960s prefabricated concrete building that would normally have been pulled down.
Koolhaas is specialized in the modern architecture as he carried out a lot of projects which received great attention by critics such as the Grand Palace in France, and the Educatorium for the Utrecht University in Deutschland, in addition to two galleries in Las Vegas.
Summary: Rem Koolhaas, partner and founder of OMA, has been awarded the Leone dEoACAOOro award for lifetime achievement.
I use this always, wherever I go," said Koolhaas, gesturing at the screen.