OMA Rem Koolhaas: Living, Vivre, Leben

By Rem Koohlaas

...for akkai, a consumer and uploader of fine taste...

a great architect deserving of the good test. merely proceedings is a bit switch of distinction round many of the edges on a few pages. additionally, as a result of a few textual content on most sensible of modern photos/colors, this actual textual content could be a little tough to learn. yet nonetheless legible. a pleasant test. no genuine complaints.

Rem Koolhaas' areas for dwelling, together with his residences and homes, are accumulated for the 1st time in publication structure.
The Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas and his famous workplace for Metropolitan structure (OMA) have rightfully won international acclaim and admire with their complicated constructions (e.g. the Dutch Dance Theater in Den Haag or the Rotterdam paintings Museum), and with large-scale city plans reminiscent of Melun-SŽnart, Euralille, and Seoul. much less recognized yet both attention-grabbing are Koolhaas' household initiatives.
This new booklet highlights this significant element of his paintings: with texts, plans and images, it provides the Patiovilla in Rotterdam, the Villa Dall'Ava in Paris, the Dutch condo in Holten, the Maison à Bordeaux, and the Nexus Housing in Fukuoka/Japan. Their universal topic is an excessive look for freedom. as with every of Koolhaas' paintings, a smart play with openings, transparencies and obvious and opaque surfaces makes those dwelling areas permeable to the differences of sunshine, climate, and serve as.

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