Wednesday, June 27, 2007

RIBA European Award

The Royal Institute for Britisch Architects (RIBA) had awarded Rem Koolhaas and Ellen van Loon of OMA with the RIBA European Award for their design of Casa da Musica in Porto.

In 2003, three years after het received the Pritzker Prize, Rem Koolhaas was awarded RIBA's Royal Gold Medal.

Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Dubai Renaissance II

Rem Koolhaas and Fernando Donis will give an other shot at the Dubai Renaissance.
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.