RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 34601985 LA English T1 Rem Koolhaas : conversations with students A1 Koolhaas, Rem., Kwinter, Sanford., Rice University., School of Architecture., PB Rice University, School of Architecture ; Princeton Architectural Preess PP Houston, Tex.; New York YR 1996 SN 1885232020 9781885232021 AB "This book presents a lecture and seminar given by architect Rem Koolhaas at the Rice University School of Architecture. In this compact volume, Koolhaas addresses the urban and architectural implications of extra-large construction, using as examples three of the Office of Metropolitan Architecture (OMA)'s important large-scale projects: the Zeebrugge Ferry Terminal in Belgium, the Tres Grande Bibliotheque in Paris, and the Karlsruhe Center for Art and Media Technology in Germany. Tackling questions about the difficult state of urbanism and modernism in contemporary Europe, America, and Asia, this volume forms a concise and coherent explanation of the theories and polemics of Koolhaas and OMA. Thie book serves as an inexpensive alternative and companion to Koolhaas's S,M,L,XL." -- Publisher's description.