A NEW URBAN

INTRODUCTION Despite designing a range of high-profile, iconic buildings, Rem Koolhaas is outspoken in his dislike of a specific typology and the concept of the “starchitect” – a successful architect who is hired to design a building in their own signature style. Becoming defensive over the idea of working as a “starchitect” on the CCTV… Read More A NEW URBAN

I PREFER FILMING TO DRAWING. FILMING IS SLOWER, BUT LEAVES MORE ROOM FOR LIES.

While speaking to a group of architectural students at Columbia University in 1961, Le Corbusier once said “I prefer drawing to talking. Drawing is faster, and leaves less room for lies.” Like most students of architecture, I take this position as gospel and will always opt to draw an idea, rather than describe it. And… Read More I PREFER FILMING TO DRAWING. FILMING IS SLOWER, BUT LEAVES MORE ROOM FOR LIES.