Tuesday, December 04, 2007
The tower will house the Creative Artists Agency Screening Room and other facilities of CAA.
Koolhaas will take the lead, in partnership with Shohei Shigematsu, Director of OMA New York.
The tower, which will be located in Madison Square Park, is expected to be finished in 2010.
Wednesday, September 05, 2007
Wednesday, June 27, 2007
In 2003, three years after het received the Pritzker Prize, Rem Koolhaas was awarded RIBA's Royal Gold Medal.
Wednesday, June 13, 2007
With their "anti icon" proposition they offer a real clean design, the White Page, a reflective element within the sardonic forest of iconic imagination.
SculptorAnish Kapoor, landscape architect slash textile designer Petra Blaisse and industrial designer Konstantin (gimme 9 pedal bins) Grcic will collaborate with Koolhaas to add the spectacular to what at first glance comes across as a lighter in the desert.
Friday, May 18, 2007
The photo that accompanies the announcement that Rem Koolhaas will join the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS) couldn't have been chosen better. On October 6 Koolhaas will join like brilliant minds for the induction ceremony at the AAAS headquarters in Cambridge.
Er gaat hem geen licht op, hij heeft het licht daar zelf geplaatst.
Besides, this is as good a time as any to point out that the OMA site is new and improved, with head shots of all the partners, way finding that makes sense, links that deliver. In other words, all round attention for detail, a signature web site for a firm such as OMA.
Writers know: you don't get copyright for an idea alone, it's the approach of the story that count, as well as the moment of publication.
A box, is a box, is a box, but for what it contains, the measurements, the material it's been made of, the color and print, the signature and branding.
bd: the architects' website, reports that Rem Koolhaas has pointed out that the designs for city plans in Abu Dhabi by OMA and by Foster + Partners show great resemblances.
Tuesday, January 23, 2007
The mayor of Rotterdam and council members have proclaimed 2007 the Year, and Rotterdam The City of Architecture.
The program throughout the year includes exhibits, art auctions, presentations of artifacts, theatre and a home show. There will be a trade fair —Architect '07, cruises to view prospective home sites from the water, walking tours and the dedication of new buildings.
The third International Architecture Biennial titled "Power —Producing the Contemporary City" will take place at the Kunsthal from May 24 - September 2, 2007
Wednesday, January 10, 2007
OMA's second assignment in China houses the SSE. "The floor" of the stock exchange is elevated over a thus partially covered plaza with room for special events. Building of the complex will start at the end of 2007