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Posts tagged 'Rem Koolhaas'

Who is Bjarke Ingels?

Who is Bjarke Ingels?

BIG’s Serpentine Pavilion, which stacks numerous repeating units, is characteristic of the firm’s designs. Image: George Rex / Creative Commons. Danish architect Bjarke Ingels heads

Architects

Rem Koolhaas and AMO offer a biennial of the new non-urban economy

AMO’s selection of unique and highly specific conditions distributed over the globe serves as a framework for their research. Image: Courtesy of OMA. Although guilty

Features

Industry News and Events for the weekend – 21 February

AMO’s ambitious research-led exhibition Countryside, The Future opens at the Guggenheim, New York. Photograph: Laurien Ghinitoiu. Courtesy AMO. Get a bitesize overview of this week’s

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Rem Koolhaas: Anti-architect or visionary?

 Casa de Musica in Porto. Photo by Philippe Ruault Controversial architect Rem Koolhaas is as much a creator of ideas as he is buildings Called

Architects

OMA’s Blox on the Copenhagen skyline

BLOX by OMA on the Copenhagen harbour. Photo: Delfino Sisto Legnani/Marco Cappelletti OMA’s hulking ‘city in a box’ on the Copenhagen harbourfront has been given

Features

ICON 181: Wooden rollercoasters, OMA, the new Qatar, and much more

In this issue: Wooden rollercoasters ride again; Brut, the melancholic design collective, Design Indaba 2018; and much more   A word from ICON deputy editor

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Fondazione Prada: Rem Koolhaas’s sculptural white-concrete tower is finally open

The new Prada Foundation tower by OMA.  Milan had to wait a long time for its own contemporary art museum, but OMA’s Prada Foundation – now

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Long live the starchitect!

Peter Smisek on why this much-maligned group matters, and should continue to No one likes being called a starchitect. Especially anyone who, by all accounts,

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Exclusive: OMA on the European Union

The Dutch architecture practice is designing a Brexit installation for the opening of London’s Design Museum. Partner-in-charge Reinier de Graaf reflects on how the practice’s

Rethink

Timmerhuis, Rotterdam, by OMA

This city hall pixellates local government, splitting its many functions into a mass of grey-glass cubes, which hold the possibility of endless reconfiguration Easy to

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Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

Various Associates uses colour blocking in Shenzhen art school

ICON 208 : Summer 2022

Join RAK Ceramics at Clerkenwell Design Week

Great design never tasted so good

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

Ideal Standard introduces Linda-X designed by Palomba Serafini Associati

DAC shines spotlight on women in architecture with new exhibition

Serena Confalonieri designs Venus lamp for Milanese lighting brand Servomuto

Artist Caroline Monnet highlights the urgent need to improve housing for Canada’s Indigenous population


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Various Associates uses colour blocking in Shenzhen art school

ICON 208 : Summer 2022

Join RAK Ceramics at Clerkenwell Design Week

Great design never tasted so good

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

Ideal Standard introduces Linda-X designed by Palomba Serafini Associati

DAC shines spotlight on women in architecture with new exhibition

Serena Confalonieri designs Venus lamp for Milanese lighting brand Servomuto

Artist Caroline Monnet highlights the urgent need to improve housing for Canada’s Indigenous population


Videos

ICON Minds: the future of the home

ICON Minds: the future of work

Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

Salone del Mobile: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

New Nordic design

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Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality