Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Pixels for GAZPROM

OMA Design. Gazprom City Competition St Petersburg. Copyright Holder - OFFICE FOR METROPOLITAN ARCHITECTURE (O.M.A.)

Honorary Doctorate Rem Koolhaas

The Catholic University of Leuven (KUL in Belgium) has awarded Rem Koolhaas an honorary doctorate.
"Koolhaas perceives developments within cities as mirroring those within the community."
Other honorees are film actor Robert Benigni, author David Grosman, and violinist Sigiswald Kuijken.

Rem Koolhaas: A Hero In His Own Time…

Time Magazine calls Rem Koolhaas "‘urban visionary who spotted a wealth of potential in our congestial cities." The founder of OMA has been added to the magazine's list: "60 Years of Heroes".