Rem Koolhaas lands 2012 Jencks Award | News | Architects Journal

Rem Koolhaas - Foto: Web de "La Biennale"

Rem Koolhaas – Foto: Web de “La Biennale”

Rem Koolhaas lands 2012 Jencks Award

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OMA-founder Rem Koolhaas is set to receive this year’s prestigious Jencks Award.

The annual accolade is given to individuals or practices in recognition of major international contributions to both the theory and practice of architecture.

Rem Koolhaas will receive the high-profile award on Tuesday 20 November at the RIBA’s in London headquarters and deliver a public lecture chaired by Charles Jencks.

Charles Jencks said: ‘Rem Koolhaas, more than any other architect of his generation, has built a parallel life between the theory and practice of architecture.

‘This double commitment was explicitly marked in 1999 as his twin studios, OMA and AMO, the Office of Metropolitan Architecture and the Architecture Media Organisation.

vía Rem Koolhaas lands 2012 Jencks Award | News | Architects Journal.

Rem Koolhaas © Dominik Gigler  / RIBA

Rem Koolhaas © Dominik Gigler / RIBA

Esta noticia en la Web Oficial de OMA.

Jencks Award 2012 – Rem Koolhaas (Web de RIBA)

Rem Koolhaas wins 2012 Jencks Award

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The Royal Institute of British Architects () has announced Rem Koolhaas as the recipient of the 2012 .

Given annually to an individual (or practice) that has recently made a major contribution internationally to both the theory and practice of architecture, the award will be presented to Koolhaas on November 20th at the RIBA in London.

The event will also feature a public lecture by Koolhaas, chaired by architectural theorist Charles Jencks.

The RIBA stated: “Through his research and experimentation as well as his built projects and literature, Rem Koolhaas consciously works to deepen and expand the intrinsic connection between architecture and contemporary culture.”

Entradas anteriores en ArquitecturaS:

Architect Rem Koolhaas Will Star In Upcoming Documentary Directed By His Son – The Hollywood Reporter.

Dejemos de embalsamar las ciudades” :: Rem Koolhaas habló en la Bienal de Venecia.

León de Oro para Rem Koolhaas – ABC.es

Koolhaas, el holandés errante.

Biografías: Rem Koolhaas – Arquitecto.



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