OMA's founding partner Rem Koolhaas gave a lecture on 20 October 2011 at Cornell University on the occasion of opening Milstein Hall, the new extension to the faculty of Architecture, Art and Planning designed by OMA.
With the advent of the Weimar Republic, the legal position of women was reinforced: they could vote, they could study without any limitations and were also most. Due to the loss for the previous war many men, there was a surplus of about two million women of marriageable age. This surplus female forced them to face the fact give substance to his life as it was more than likely that they could never marry.
The Russian avant-gardes always were overshadowed by constructivism. The darkness over their proposals, lack of information from them for decades, coupled to extraordinary brilliance and dissemination of the constructivist actions, caused many of its actors and proposals, were remained on the back burner, or completely forgotten.
The book "Contemporary Architecture in Japan: New Territories" is the result of the homonym International Workshop held in the School of Architecture of Valladolid from 19th to 30th November 2012. The book is a compilation of various research projects, conferences and workshops by authors both Spanish and Japanese, with a clear evidence of the diversity of perspectives on the elements of Japanese architecture.
‘La Mansana de la Discòrdia’ is the first book published by the GRHAD, the Group for Research in History, Architecture and Design at the School of Architecture of the UIC . This research aims to demonstrate the role of Catalan Modernism as an engine of transgression within the original urban and aesthetic regularity of the Eixample in Barcelona.
If you weren't able to attend the book launch of 'Invenciones: Nueva York vs. Rem Koolhaas, Bernard Tschumi, Piranesi' last month in Madrid, you now have the chance to attend the second launch of José Juan Barba's latest book which will be held in Barcelona on 1st July at 7:00pm at COAC (Plaça Nova nº5, Barcelona).