Watch Rem Koolhaas Present S,M,L,XL at the AA in delivered by a then- year-old Rem Koolhaas delves into the “intentions” behind the /watch-rem- koolhaas-present-s-m-l-xl-at-the-aa-in/> ISSN S, M, L, XL has ratings and 35 reviews. Andrew said: I didn’t read this until now. I was too cheap to buy it as a student, and there was no way I c. I knew that language – articulation, emphasis, qualification – occupied a key role in Rem Koolhaas’s architectural practice, that the act of writing.

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Zones Imposes limits, but not spatial content.

Open Preview See a Problem? And not forgetting of course that this is the architectural tome whose format spawned a million copy-cats and wanna-bes. Published January 30th by Taschen first published January 1st All of the great challenges we have.

Loading comments… Trouble loading? Oct 15, Samudyatha rated it it was amazing. Is this notion dead? Visit my eBay store. Perhaps it kills koolhaax illusion of genius, but I am not a client, and I probably learned more from this than I would from any other monograph in which the architect was heavily involved.

But when you open up that new real estate, other people can explore it too.

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We ship all books Media Rate in sturdy boxes with delivery confirmation except in the case of small items which may be shipped in a bubble mailer. Every year, we try to inject 50 new or renovated terms into the discussion,’ he explains.

I dare you to ‘observe’ 10 pages of this book and not start planning a project of some kind. Shadow, because Koolhaas, who has designed the forthcoming Cities On The Move exhibition at the Hayward Gallery in London, is not only wary of the imposition of language upon him: Read it because you have to; it is the post-modern era’s Towards a Ne Rem Koolhaas has established himself as one of the major thinkers of this architectural era beginning with his seminal Delirious New York: Even though that is a massive book, if you look at any individual project, we did exactly what we had to do tell that story in the best way.


Design? It’s as easy as S,M,L,XL

I have already read parts separately, and loved the excess of it. But he doesn’t condemn architecture’s role in sustaining consumer culture: Major irony – the west now pursues folded authenticity, the east flattened artificiality.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Mostly the books are made by the architects themselves using office printers, but other times Koolhaas has worked with some of the best book designers in the business: We need the synthesis practice of architecture.

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When it engages in the way that our collaboration did, it becomes the content itself. Import duties, taxes mslxl charges are not included in the item price or shipping charges.

It’s important to take a distance from it.

S, M, L, XL

Buy this one, get both. Back to home page Return to top. Was a journalist on the Haagse Post and a scriptwriter in Los Angeles.


Under socialism, Demographics dictated development; under capitalism development dictates Demographics. I didn’t read this until now.

The complex synthesis that architects do is the currency of our time. So is architecture an ironic process in the contemporary world? It was a kind of idealized world that had practically no relation to the reality of actual architecture or design practice.

S, M, L, XL by Rem Koolhaas

I suspect it was nothing to do with the notion of ownership but possibly to do with the fact that by branding such terms he automatically invites one to consider them as products of ideologies, commercial imperatives or smlxll prejudice. One look at this column of paper will no doubt confirm for some the suspicion that all architects care about is size.

Architecture Property value, otherwise only marginally related to the art or science of building. You really should edit the thing. Dec 30, Kevin rated it it was amazing Shelves: It was perfection, but without people. Aug 25, Alireza rated it it was amazing.

Collaboration is one of the things that I was curious about. But jeez, am I really going to read this whole thing? Learn more – opens in a new window or tab. Apr 19, Isa Braunstein rated it really liked it. Jul koolhaws, Brandon rated it did not like it.

United States Year Printed: Mar 13, engkiat rated it it was amazing Shelves: It is refreshing to see loose ends and misfires and mistakes.