an exhibition at the Barbican Art Gallery, London, October 6, 2011–February 19, 2012
by Rem Koolhaas and Hans Ulrich Obrist, edited by Kayoko Ota and James Westcott
Taschen, 717 pp., $59.99 (paper)
With his prodigious gift for invention, shrewd understanding of communication techniques, and contagiously optimistic conviction that modern architecture and urban design still possess enormous untapped potential for the transformation of modern life, no master builder since Le Corbusier has offered a more impressive vision for a brighter future than the Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas.
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