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Rem Koolhaas, OMA : the construction of merveilles

Author: Roberto Gargiani
Publisher: Lausanne : EPFL Press ; Oxford : Routledge [distributor], ©2008.
Series: Essays in architecture.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This first critical monograph places the work of Rem Koolhaas and OMA in a cultural context that allows the reader to better understand the creative process of modern architecture, retracing the career of Rem Koolhaas in chronological and thematic order.
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Gargiani, Roberto, 1956-
Rem Koolhaas, OMA.
Lausanne : EPFL Press ; Oxford : Routledge [distributor], c2008
(OCoLC)742307318
Named Person: Rem Koolhaas; Rem Koolhaas; Rem Koolhaas; Koolhaas
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roberto Gargiani
ISBN: 9780415461450 0415461456 2940222223 9782940222223
OCLC Number: 192027324
Language Note: Text in English; translated from the Italian.
Notes: First published in Italian in Rome, Italy, by Laterza, in 2006.
Description: 343 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Chap.1. Experiences with the paranoid-critical method --
Chap.2. New Sobriety vs. Post-Modern and Contextualism --
Chap.3. The epoch of the merveilles --
Chap.4. S,M,L,XL, 1995: principles for a theory of architecture --
Chap.5. Generic volume, informal polyhedral solids and functional diagrams.
Series Title: Essays in architecture.
Other Titles: Rem Koolhaas/OMA.
Responsibility: Roberto Gargiani ; translated from the Italian by Stephen Piccolo.
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Examines the projects, buildings and theories of Koolhaas, as well as the other members of the Office for Metropolitan Architecture, in chronological and thematic sequence. This book discusses the  Read more...

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