Any architectural project we do takes at least four or five years, so increasingly there is a discrepancy between the acceleration of culture and the continuing slowness of architecture.Rem Koolhaas
Escape from the architecture ghetto is one of the major drivers and has been from the very beginning.Rem Koolhaas
It is not possible to live in this age if you don't have a sense of many contradictory forces.Rem Koolhaas
Not many architects have the luxury to reject significant things.Rem Koolhaas
People can inhabit anything. And they can be miserable in anything and ecstatic in anything. More and more I think that architecture has nothing to do with it. Of course, that's both liberating and alarming.Rem Koolhaas
The intellectual force of the West is still dominant, but other cultures are getting stronger. I expect that we will develop a new way of thinking in architecture and urban planning, and that less will be based on our models.Rem Koolhaas
We say we want to create beauty, identity, quality, singularity. And yet, maybe in truth these cities that we have are desired. Maybe their very characterlessness provides the best context for living.Rem Koolhaas
is a famous Dutch architect,
who was born on
November 17, 1944. As a person born on this date, Rem Koolhaas is listed in our database as the 28th
most popular celebrity for the day (November 17) and the 82nd most popular for the year (1944).
People born on November 17
fall under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio, the Scorpion.
Rem Koolhaas is the 719th most popular Scorpio.
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In general, Rem Koolhaas ranks as the 8856th
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