Posts Tagged ‘Rem Koolhaus’

Flyovers: residual spaces, community severance…

Friday, July 1st, 2011

…or, sculptural celebrations of inspired engineering and urban design?

Kind of just a gallery post this one, and timely to consider against whatever NZTA might deliver in tomorrow’s big release of the proposals for Transportation Improvements Near the Basin Reserve. (more…)

Film : Rem Koolhaas – A Kind of Architect

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

When: 3.45pm Friday 10 April & 1pm Sunday 12 April

Where: Paramount Theatre, Courtney Place

As part of the World Cinema Showcase 2009, this documentary by Markus Heidingsfelder and Min Tesch, discusses the ‘whirlwind career’ of Koolhaas: architect, filmaker, journalist, urban theorist.

“The climax comes with his first skyscraper, the amazing “loop in space” of the CCTV Building in Beijing – Andrew Langridge.”