architecture

“Within this idea of progression we have a paradoxical
storm that we are simultaneously attempting to avoid.
We all want to be new; newness is what perpetuates
all new ideas.”

Kelly Warman & Tobias Laukemper,”ProgRock” DVD, 5:17 mins

“…a large funnel-like vortex beginning from the west wall adjacent to Montrose Blvd. The exterior skin of the houses will be peeled off and used to create the narrowing spiral as it progresses eastward through the small central hallway connecting the two buildings and exiting through a small hole into an adjacent courtyard.”



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UAE, RAS AL KHAIMAH, 2006

Designed by Rem Koolhaas and Reinier de Graaf of Office for Metropolitan Architecture


This project represents a final attempt at distinction through architecture:not through the creation of the next bizarre image, but through a return to pure form.

PIXELATOR


an unauthorized on-going video art performance collaboration

Shusaku Arakawa: “People, particularly old people, shouldn’t relax and sit back to help them decline. They should be in an environment that stimulates their senses…”