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S, M, L, Xl (Hardcover, 2 Ed): Rem Koolhaas, Bruce Mau

S, M, L, Xl (Hardcover, 2 Ed)

Rem Koolhaas, Bruce Mau

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"S, M, L, XL" presents a selection of the remarkable visionary design work produced by the Dutch firm Office for Metropolitan Architecture (O.M.A.) and its acclaimed founder, Rem Koolhaas, in its first twenty years, along with a variety of insightful, often poetic writings. The inventive collaboration between Koolhaas and designer Bruce Mau is a graphic overture that weaves together architectural projects, photos and sketches, diary excerpts, personal travelogues, fairy tales, and fables, as well as critical essays on contemporary architecture and society.
The book's title is also its framework: projects and essays are arranged according to scale. While Small and Medium address issues ranging from the domestic to the public, Large focuses on what Koolhaas calls "the architecture of Bigness." Extra-Large features projects at the urban scale, along with the important essay "What Ever Happened to Urbanism?" and other studies of the contemporary city. Running throughout the book is a "dictionary" of an adventurous new Koolhaasian language -- definitions, commentaries, and quotes from hundreds of literary, cultural, artistic, and architectural sources.

General

Imprint: Monacelli Press
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2002
First published: October 1997
Authors: Rem Koolhaas • Bruce Mau
Dimensions: 239 x 180 x 68mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 1355
Edition: 2 Ed
ISBN-13: 978-1-885254-86-3
Categories: Books > Arts & Architecture > Architecture
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LSN: 1-885254-86-5
Barcode: 9781885254863

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