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

10 April, 2017 By Andrew Ayers

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


‘There is inherently a play between the idea of private wealth and public display’Subscription

21 September, 2015 By Tim Abrahams

Fondazione Prada in Milan by OMA

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

18 October, 2017 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

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Fondaco dei Tedeschi in Venice by OMASubscription

13 September, 2017 By

The heart of Venice is filled with expensive boutiques, and has always been so. But the opportunity for remodelling these is limited due to the historical significance of the architecture, even when this historicity is not quite as it seems. The Fondaco dei Tedeschi is an ancient institution founded in 1228 to house German merchants in the city; its current building at the foot of the Rialto Bridge was erected in 1506, but it was gutted under Mussolini and the structure replaced with ...

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For the greater good?: the Commonwealth Institute/Holland Green housing by OMA with Allies and MorrisonSubscription

9 August, 2016 By

Funded by luxury housing on once public land, the redevelopment of London’s Commonwealth Institute reveals a twisted perception of public benefit


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

24 April, 2015 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


The Interlace in Singapore by OMA/Ole ScheerenSubscription

19 March, 2015 By Rowan Moore

Combining megastructural drama with intimate communal ambitions, Ole Scheeren and OMA’s Interlace housing has a scale and abruptness typical of Singapore’s urban milieu, but it also recasts and reframes it

Rem's Fundamentals

‘Koolhaas and AMO's brand of research appears to have become weirdly self-affirming, like a methodological echo chamber’Subscription

28 July, 2014 By Barbara Penner

Barbara Penner on Rem Koolhaas’ Fundamentals


Blank Account: De Rotterdam, by OMA in Rotterdam, NetherlandsSubscription

24 February, 2014 By Bart Lootsma

OMA’s towering new De Rotterdam complex recasts the notion of the vertical city - but how does it stack up?


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

24 February, 2014 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


Shenzhen Stock Exchange by OMA Subscription

25 October, 2013 By

OMA’s Shenzhen Stock Exchange performs an impressive levitating trick while raising questions about the meaning of public space in China’s frantic marketisation


Interview: Ole ScheerenSubscription

26 November, 2011 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

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

31 October, 2011 By Roberto Bottazzi

OMA at the Barbican

The X-shaped plan points to four landmarks in the bomb-damaged city of William the Conqueror

Bibliothèque Multimédia à Vocation Régionale by OMA: Rem Koolhaas, Clement Blanchet Subscription

28 October, 2011 By Oriel Prizeman

Oriel Prizeman examines six recent libraries in the first of a new quarterly series on typology

AMO’s graphics for Roadmap 2050 includes a provocative map of ‘Eneropa’ – Europe redrawn according to principles of renewable energy generation

Rotterdam, The Netherlands – Rem Koolhaas' OMA tackles energy interdependency in EuropeSubscription

1 June, 2010 By Hattie Hartman

Welcome to Eneropa, Rem Koolhaas’ vision of a united nations of energy