Watch Rem Koolhaas Present S,M,L,XL at the AA in delivered by a then- year-old Rem Koolhaas delves into the “intentions” behind the /watch-rem- koolhaas-present-s-m-l-xl-at-the-aa-in/> ISSN S, M, L, XL has ratings and 35 reviews. Andrew said: I didn’t read this until now. I was too cheap to buy it as a student, and there was no way I c. I knew that language – articulation, emphasis, qualification – occupied a key role in Rem Koolhaas’s architectural practice, that the act of writing.

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Nov 15, Aditya rated it it was amazing. Major irony – the west now pursues folded authenticity, the east flattened artificiality. When you see infographics today, or maybe even TED Talks, do you feel responsible for that?

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In some ways, this is the “Medium is the Message” of s architectural discourse: For one thing koolhas quasi-monograph takes an unorthodox and interesting way of representing the work of Koolhaas and the Office of Metropolitan Architecture. Get the item you ordered or get your money back.

On a plinth in the middle of the room sit volumes bound together in black folders. Special financing available Select PayPal Credit at checkout to have the option to pay over time.


I had never seen myself out front. Ever since I got obsessed with buildings and spaces. Is this notion dead? There was stuff Jennifer designed koolhaaa to show us how she saw the work, how she saw a particular section. For a start, most were never published. The premise of S, M, L, XL is really about contextualizing the lives that we live in order to practise design and architecture.

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S, M, L, XL was an extremely intimate collaboration; Rem and I became friends, we traveled everywhere together for five years, we went on holidays together, and Jennifer Sigler practically lived with us.

Aug 24, George rated it it was amazing. Under socialism, Demographics dictated development; under capitalism development dictates Demographics. I would have done that book in a heartbeat.

Subject to credit approval. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Will usually ship within 1 business day of receiving cleared payment – opens in a new window or tab. It is refreshing to see loose ends and misfires and mistakes. The kind of empty, unpopulated architectural monograph that you were working against is still very much with us.

On shopping, he refers me to a draft copy of The Harvard Guide To Shopping, a koollhaas of pure brilliance produced by Koolhaas and his PhD thesis students. For international shipping we only use boxes as we want the book to get to you safely. He chuckles about the government’s desire to create the post of architecture champion.

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It was a kind of idealized world that had practically no relation to the reality of actual architecture or design practice. Lists with This Book. If you have any questions, please contact us prior to bidding.

Most architects do, and architectural organizations do, and they demand that the members do. Report item – opens smoxl a new window or tab. Part of it was understanding when it happens. Those projects are really xmlxl to do.

Tomes, sweet tomes: how Rem Koolhaas re-engineered the architecture book

They look like endless meeting agendas, but slmxl are the complete works of OMA from to The role of architects in designing shopping-mall culture is revealed, as is the way shopping itself increasingly serves as the chief mediating space in airports, cultural institutions and town centres.

The vast amounts of research regurgitated by the OMA machine gets sifted and refined in book form, keeping the method transparent and the information easy to re-use. This almost overwhelming accumulation of words and images illuminates the co This extraordinary, massive, and mind-boggling 1,page book combines essays, manifestos, diaries, fairy tales, travelogues, a cycle of meditations on the contemporary city–and complex illustration–with work produced by Koolhaas’ Office for Metropolitan Architecture over the past twenty years.

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