Rem Koolhaas

The headquarters of China Central Television in Beijing has been completed

The completion of the CCTV – HEADQUARTERS in Beijing was announced on 16th May. Dutch architectural office O.M.A. completed the work after eight long …

Architecture

The White Tower of Fashion Designs the Skyline

A former distillery (Società Italiana Spiriti) has been transformed in a masterpiece of contemporary architecture in Milan that has become the …

Architecture

Algiers20xx /////// International Ideas Competition

/// Algiers20xx<br>International Ideas Competition<br>Disruptive[Radical] Urbanism<p>/// Mentorship<br>Rem Koolhaas (Netherlands)<br>/// Support<br>City/Governor of Algiers …

Architecture

LIVE: Watch Rem Koolhaas at the Moscow Urban Forum

At the Moscow Urban Forum, Rem Koolhaas speaks to Vladimir Pozner about his life and work, including how he has been influenced by Russian …

Architecture

Rem Koolhaas on Identity and Conformity in the Digital City

As identity-based politics continues to grow in influence, we may do well to examine the effect it has on the way we think about and design our …

Architecture

Rem Koolhaas: The digital city will lead to ‘total conformity’

<i>Rem Koolhaas, one of the world’s most influential architects, is also a leading author on urbanism with such books as “Delirious New York” and “S,M,L,XL.” He was awarded the Pritzker Prize in 2000. He spoke recently with The WorldPost editor in chief Nathan Gardels about globalization, identity and</i> …

Opinion

Prada's FW18 Collection Pits Man Against Machine

Select styles available now.<p>This past January, Prada unveiled a bold range of reconstructed styles at its Fall/Winter 2018 presentation during Milan Fashion Week. Drawing inspiration from its extensive archive, the fashion house purveyed wide-cropped short-sleeve shirts, knitted sweaters, velcro …

Fashion Week

From the Ground Up: Rem Koolhaas

<b>From the Ground Up</b> is a series on Archinect focused on discovering the early stages & signs of history's most prolific architects. Starting from the …

Architecture

How the Prada Tower became the chicest hangout in Milan

Last month the Torre restaurant, at the top of the newly opened Prada Tower in Milan, welcomed its first guests. It is, as you might expect from the famous Italian fashion house, quite unique.<p>Where else would you find furniture salvaged from the legendary Four Seasons restaurant in New York, …

Artists

Rem Koolhaas: Politics of Practice

“I am giving a lecture about politics,” stated Pritzker Prize–winning architect Rem Koolhaas, 2018 Baumer Distinguished Visiting Professor at the …

Architecture

Rem Koolhaas to Speak at Moscow Urban Forum 2018

The Moscow Urban Forum has announced the participation of internationally renowned Dutch architect and theorist Rem Koolhass at their event in …

Architecture

Prada Invites Project Gets Own Ad Campaign

The images focus on the project the fashion label launched in January with designers and architects Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec, Konstantin Grcic, …

Herzog & de Meuron

Rem Koolhaas, the star architect behind Prada’s sets, opens up to his son Tomas - Interview Magazine

Earlier this month, a documentary about Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas, directed by his son, Tomas, was finally released after two years spent touring …

Architecture

Free travel guide to Venice, Italy | CN Traveller

Travel Tips<p>Travel ideas for right now: July 2018<p>Guides<p>Travel Guide To Venice<p>Art & Culture<p>Danny Wallace on... the Orient Express<p>City Breaks<p>Where to …

Italy

Cristian Valsecchi Named General Manager of Fondazione Prada

April 26, 2018 at 2:06pm<p>Cristian Valsecchi, a former director of the Italian contemporary art fair Artissima, has been appointed the general manager …

Italy

Ten 3 Metre Interactive Data-Visualizations in our First Digital Exhibition

We were honoured to be invited to provide an interactive data-exhibition for the recently opened, Rem Koolhaas-designed Qatar National …

Data Visualization

OMA completes “Torre” vertical gallery in the Fondazione Prada arts compound

Today OMA announced the completion of Torre, the third new structure the firm has completed in the Fondazione Prada arts compound, a former gin …

Architecture

The Prada Foundation open a tower entirely dedicated to art

CULTURE SEE<p><b>Tomorrow, the Prada Foundation will open a new art space to the general public, which will house Atlas, a permanent exhibition bringing</b> …

Mode

Rem Koolhaas and OMA build a monument to books

<b>Many are writing off libraries as relics of another age, but they are needed more than ever.</b><p>One might think that in this digital age where so much is …

Sustainability

An Expanse Of Education! The Qatar National Library by Rem Koolhaas & OMA

Modern architecture is captivating, compelling and inspiring. Today we get a look at a stunning design as we get our first look at the Qatar National …

Architecture

Koolhaas: Prada Tower explores effect of space on art

MILAN (AP) — Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas says his nine-story tower for the Prada Foundation in Milan is meant to reveal the interaction between art …

Architecture

OMA’s massive Qatar National Library officially opens

The Qatar National Library in Doha officially opened its doors on April 16th. Designed by OMA, the new building encompasses the National Library, the …

Architecture

With One Million Books on Shelves, Qatar National Library Officially Opens

The QNL building is designed by renowned Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas. It is fully accessible to visitors with special needs. It features numerous …

Teens

Milan's elegant Torre at Fondazione Prada nears completion

It’s impossible to miss. Jutting out of the elegant Fondazione Prada is this bold, geometric tower of white concrete, iron and glass. It’s the final touch to a project by the OMA architecture firm, which saw a gin distillery from 1910 transformed into one of Milan’s most happening cultural and art …

Architecture

Rem Koolhaas and Eurolab Call for Creative Ideas on How to Re-Brand the EU

OMA founder Rem Koolhaas has joined his colleague Stephan Petermann and artist Wolfgang Tillmans in calling for ideas on re-branding the European …

Architecture

Rem Koolhaas: 'There's nothing frivolous about fashion'

<b>(CNN) —</b> At a glance, fashion and architecture are at polar opposites. Fashion is fast. Collections are conceived and created within weeks or months, trends change from season to season. Fashion moves. It shifts on the bodies of models walking fashion week runways, and it travels from factories in …

Architecture

Qatar National Library by Rem Koolhaas & OMA Opens

A single room for millions of books and thousands of visitors.<p>Rem Koolhaas and OMA‘s Qatar National Library is the latest architectural marvel from the firm. Containing Doha’s National Library, Public Library and University Library, the building, which is about 453 feet in length, will house over a …

Architecture

Ayutt & Associates' "White Box" House is Stripped Back Luxury

Designed to stand-out from the neighbors.<p>The “White Box” house in Bangkok — designed by architecture firm Ayutt and Associates Design — is intended to stand-out from it surroundings. All of the other houses in the community have a similar look and the same issues, such as bad ventilation, as all of …

Architecture

Rem Koolhaas Firm Reveals Design for Los Angeles Temple Expansion

Rem Koolhaas and Shohei Shigematsu of the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) unveiled on Friday the initial design for the Wilshire Boulevard Temple’s community event space, the Audrey Irmas Pavilion.<p>Named after the cultural center’s lead donor, whose $30 million dollar pledge in 2015 began …

Architecture

Leaning into the future: Rem Koolhaas' OMA releases first look of Wilshire Boulevard Temple event space

"We have to honor the past and speak to the future," declares Wilshire Boulevard Temple's senior Rabbi Steven Leder. And he says that's exactly what a new event space designed by Rem Koolhaas' Office for Metropolitan Architecture will do for Los Angeles' oldest Jewish congregation.<p>The first …

Architecture