OMA – Office for Metropolitan Architecture – is one of the world’s most influential think tanks for architecture and urban planning. With his intellectual approach to architecture, Rem Koolhaas, founding father and Pritzker Award winner, is much more than an international architecture super star. The architecture at OMA is developed in close cooperation with AMO, an associated yet independent design and research studio. Now, as then, the goal is to reconsider architecture, break from conventions, discover new possibilities. The journey is the destination, the architecture a never-ending process of constantly changing conditions and perspectives.
This monograph on OMA highlights impressive projects from several years of architectural creativity by describing concepts, techniques and processes. And by presenting one thing above all, numerous architectural details.
- Think tank for architecture and urban planning - Architecture reconsidered - Projects and processes