KOOLHAAS, Rem

(1944– )
   Architect. As the son of writer and film critic Anton Koolhaas (1912–1992) and grandson of architect Dirk Roosenburg (1887–1962), he started his educationat the Dutch Film Academy. From 1968 until 1972, Koolhaas studied architecture in London. In 1975, along with others, he founded the Office for Met ropolitan Architecture (OMA), which participated in discussions about architecture, for example, with the book Delirious New York:A Retroactive Manifesto for Manhattan (1978). Koolhaas has realized prestigious projects since the 1980s, including the Rotterdam Art Hall (1992), the Dutch Embassy in Berlin (2002), and the Art Mu seum in Seoul (2004). His design for the Chinese Television head quarters will be delivered in 2008. Koolhaas has won several prizes, such as the Pritzker Architecture Prize (2000). Since 1995, he has also been a professor at Harvard University.

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