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Description: Created by Rem Koolhas with Toronto-based designer Bruce Mau. 1344 pages profusely illustrated! A huge collage splicing freewheeling essays, diary excerpts, photographs, architectural plans, sketches, cartoons and surreal montages of images. There’s also a running glossary of Zen-like definitions, plus fables and parables intended to shake modern architects out of conventional thinking and to dispel urban despair. That approach seems compatible with his own innovative, eclectic vision as head of the Dutch firm Office of Metropolitan Architecture (O.M.A.), whose houses, villas, office towers, libraries, colleges, cultural complexes and other projects are showcased here. While some readers may be mystified by a nonlinear hodgepodge, architects, planners and designers will find this frequently outrageous assemblage a provocative repository of ideas. Minor wear to edges and corners of bards, otherwise fine.

Bookseller Inventory # 17679


Koolhaus, Rem and Mau, Bruce

ISBN: 1885254865
Monacelli Press, New York
Publication Date:
Hard Cover
Book Condition:
Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition:
No Dust Jacket
Second Edition

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