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X Marks the Spot: Bibliothèque Alexis de Tocqueville in Caen by OMASubscription

By Andrew Ayers

The Bibliothèque Alexis de Tocqueville in Caen combines four separate libraries, with the goal to encourage exchange

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Rem Koolhaas (1944–)Subscription

By Jack Self

Koolhaas’s heroic trajectory provides an impossible formula for success, combining unquestioned genius with a waning culture of willigness to embrace the figure of the starchitect

The proposed frescoed wall of 13th-century palazzo Fondaco dei Tedeschi

Venice, Italy – Going Dutch with the irrepressible Rem Koolhaas in VeniceSubscription


A pizza with Rem Koolhaas, the Lion of Venice

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Rem Koolhaas Biennale Interview

The Flying Dutchman: Charles Jencks Interviews Rem Koolhaas on his BiennaleSubscription

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In this exclusive interview for The Architectural Review, Rem Koolhaas and his former architecture tutor Charles Jencks debate the morality, message and meaning behind this year’s Venice Biennale


Batik, Biennale and the Death of the Skyscraper. Interview with Rem KoolhaasSubscription

By Andrew Mackenzie

‘The majority of so-called modern architecture now is really a kind of gimmicky Modernism.’ Andrew Mackenzie discusses influences, national identities and the future of the profession with OMA founder Rem Koolhaas

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Interview: Ole ScheerenSubscription

By Will Hunter

A former partner at OMA, where he built the CCTV Headquarters, Ole Scheeren set up his own practice in Beijing last year. For this issue on Emerging Architecture, Will Hunter caught up with the 41-year-old designer as he reveals his plans for a 268m-high tower in Malaysia

Rem Koolhaas in conversation with Arata Isozaki. In the caption from the book it reveals that 'Isozaki the insider agrees  to meet in a neutral location (his favourite gourmet restaurant) to disclose information on Tange and  the Metabolists...'

Talking Metabolism with Rem KoolhaasSubscription

By Jack Self

Rem koolhaas on Project Japan

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The west entrance of the art gallery has been opened for the first time for this show, as the original architects of the Barbican complex had always intended

Casting a critical eye over OMA's oeuvre Subscription

By Roberto Bottazzi

OMA at the Barbican

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Essays by OMA

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The inevitable box: architecture’s main achievement and its main traumaSubscription

By Reinier de Graaf

One major revolution in architecture is presented each year, and yet the four walls, floor and ceiling of the box are inevitable


‘Architecture is now a tool of capital, complicit in a purpose antithetical to its social mission’Subscription

By Reinier de Graaf

As large housing estates are being demolished and the age of great social democracies recedes, taking with it any notion of an architecture for the public, OMA partner Reinier de Graaf asks if there is any alternative to building capital