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Rem Koolhaas is principal of the Office for Metropolitan Architecture, Rotterdam, and the author of Delirious New York and S,M,L,XL. He is the recipient of the 2000 Pritzker Prize. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Værker af Rem Koolhaas

S,M,L,XL (1995) 598 eksemplarer
Content (2004) 232 eksemplarer
Project Japan: Metabolism Talks. (2011) 108 eksemplarer
Koolhaas. Elements of Architecture (2018) 52 eksemplarer
Junkspace with Running Room (1900) 36 eksemplarer
Volume 12: Al Manakh (2007) 30 eksemplarer
Colours (2001) 23 eksemplarer
OMA@work 1972-2000 (2000) 21 eksemplarer
Constant: New Babylon (2016) 16 eksemplarer
The Gulf (2007) 15 eksemplarer
Volume 26: Architecture of Peace (2011) 11 eksemplarer
Lagos: How It Works (2007) 10 eksemplarer
Volume 9: Suburbia After the Crash (2006) 10 eksemplarer
Volume 13: Ambition (2007) 10 eksemplarer
Volume 10: Agitation! (2007) 9 eksemplarer
Volume 2: Doing (Almost Nothing) (2005) 9 eksemplarer
Volume 20: Storytelling (2009) 9 eksemplarer
Volume 11: Cities Unbuilt (2007) 8 eksemplarer
Volume 8: Ubiquitous China (2007) 7 eksemplarer
Volume 4: Break Through (v. 4) (2005) 7 eksemplarer
Acerca de la ciudad (2014) 6 eksemplarer
Toilet (2014) 3 eksemplarer
Floor (2014) 3 eksemplarer
Façade (2014) 3 eksemplarer
Window (2014) 3 eksemplarer
Escalator (2014) 3 eksemplarer
Ramp (2014) 3 eksemplarer
Elements: Roof (2014) 3 eksemplarer
Ceiling (2014) 3 eksemplarer
The Ordinary: Recordings (2018) 3 eksemplarer
Fireplace (2014) 3 eksemplarer
30 Colours (1999) 3 eksemplarer
Corridor (2014) 3 eksemplarer
Door (2014) 3 eksemplarer
Stair (2014) 3 eksemplarer
OMA : projects 1978-1981 (1981) 3 eksemplarer
Volume 19: Architecture of Hope (2009) 3 eksemplarer
Domusd'autore - Post Occupancy (2006) 3 eksemplarer
Atlanta 3 eksemplarer
Balcony (2014) 3 eksemplarer
Berlin: Critical Reconstruction (2008) 2 eksemplarer
Metal Works at Casa da Musica (2009) 2 eksemplarer
Elevetor (2014) 2 eksemplarer
Wall (2014) 2 eksemplarer
Sea Trade Center Zeebrugge (1990) 2 eksemplarer
Casa da Musica / Porto 2 eksemplarer
Koolhaas Oma A-Z Jan. 1995 (1995) 1 eksemplar
Six Projets 1 eksemplar
Al Manakh 1 eksemplar
Três Textos Sobre a Cidade (2014) 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

Architectural Theory: From the Renaissance to the Present (2003) — Bidragyder — 282 eksemplarer
Cities of the World (2011) — Forord — 193 eksemplarer
Magic Hour, The: The Convergence of Art and Las Vegas (2002) — Bidragyder — 8 eksemplarer

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This is a non-fiction book focusing on the history of New York's architecture, explaining how this city architectually exploded into what it is now. It's from the 70's so it's not exactly up to date, and the writing style lives up to it's "delirious" title sometimes.

Not every chapter is captivating, but altogether it's a very interesting history lesson on New York. I was especially surprised by the rich history of Coney Island, considering the sad (but somehow beautiful) little beach it is nowadays.… (mere)
 
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adastra | 1 anden anmeldelse | Jan 15, 2024 |
(This installment in the "Elements of Architecture" series is discussed in my review of "The Ecologies of the Building Envelope," Alejandro Zaera-Polo's repackaging of the same:
https://archidose.blogspot.com/2021/09/the-ecologies-of-building-envelope.html
 
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archidose | 2 andre anmeldelser | Dec 30, 2023 |
From animals to robotization, climate change to migration, Rem Koolhaas presents a new collaborative project exploring how countryside everywhere is transforming beyond recognition. The official companion to the highly anticipated exhibition at New York’s Guggenheim Museum, this pocketbook gathers in-depth essays spanning from Fukushima to the Netherlands, Siberia to Uganda—an urgent dispatch from this long-neglected realm, revealing its radical potential for changing everything about how we live.

The rural, remote, and wild territories we call “countryside”, or the 98% of the earth’s surface not occupied by cities, make up the front line where today’s most powerful forces—climate and ecological devastation, migration, tech, demographic lurches—are playing out. Increasingly under a ‘Cartesian’ regime—gridded, mechanized, and optimized for maximal production—these sites are changing beyond recognition. In his latest publication, Rem Koolhaas explores the rapid and often hidden transformations underway across the Earth’s vast non-urban areas.

Countryside, A Report gathers travelogue essays exploring territories marked by global forces and experimentation at the edge of our consciousness: a test site near Fukushima, where the robots that will maintain Japan’s infrastructure and agriculture are tested; a greenhouse city in the Netherlands that may be the origin for the cosmology of today’s countryside; the rapidly thawing permafrost of Central Siberia, a region wrestling with the possibility of relocation; refugees populating dying villages in the German countryside and intersecting with climate change activists; habituated mountain gorillas confronting humans on ‘their’ territory in Uganda; the American Midwest, where industrial-scale farming operations are coming to grips with regenerative agriculture; and Chinese villages transformed into all-in-one factory, e-commerce stores, and fulfillment centers.

This book is the official companion to the Guggenheim Museum exhibition Countryside, The Future. The exhibition and book mark a new area of investigation for architect and urbanist Rem Koolhaas, who launched his career with two city-centric entities: The Office for Metropolitan Architecture (1975) and Delirious New York (1978). It’s designed by Irma Boom, who drew inspiration for the book’s pocket-sized concept, as well as its innovative typography and layout, from her research in the Vatican library.

The book brings together collaborative research by AMO, Koolhaas, and students at the Harvard Graduate School of Design; the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing; Wageningen University in the Netherlands; and the University of Nairobi. Contributors also include Samir Bantal, Janna Bystrykh, Troy Conrad Therrien, Lenora Ditzler, Clemens Driessen, Alexandra Kharitonova, Keigo Kobayashi, Niklas Maak, Etta Madete, Federico Martelli, Ingo Niermann, Dr. Linda Nkatha Gichuyia, Kayoko Ota, Stephan Petermann, and Anne M. Schneider.
… (mere)
 
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petervanbeveren | 1 anden anmeldelse | Dec 11, 2023 |
Junkspace is a stunning screed nailing the mess we are in (literally) within a metaphoric vision of a living, lived-in, hell. Running Room contextualizes it via a series of social science concepts, attempting to make the overwhelming weight of Koolhaas' bulldozing horror digestible to a western educated palate. Simply stunning.
 
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TomMcGreevy | Sep 18, 2023 |

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