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Why Rem Koolhaas Switched From Scriptwriting to Architecture

Why Rem Koolhaas Switched From Scriptwriting to Architecture

As part of OMA co-founder Rem Koolhaas' sixth interview with Charlie Rose, the Rotterdam-based Architect discusses why the Dutch port-city is his practice's base – and why he switched from journalism and scriptwriting to architecture. In the discussion, of which four snippets have been made available, Koolhaas also explains why he feels that smart technology has a "sinister dimension," and on how he—and his practice—have a tendency to "resist aesthetic."

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Cite: AD Editorial Team. "Why Rem Koolhaas Switched From Scriptwriting to Architecture" 18 Jan 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/780502/why-rem-koolhaas-switched-from-scriptwriting-to-architecture/> ISSN 0719-8884