Author: Baldwin Smith

Rem Koolhaas – the Interlace 2

Rem Koolhaas – the Interlace

This is my favorite project of Koolhaas’s so far. Koolhaas’s firm collaborated with Buro Ole Scheeren to design a vertical village called the Interlace in Singapore and they managed to win World Building of...

Rem Koolhaas – Illinois Institute of Technology Campus Center 1

Rem Koolhaas – Illinois Institute of Technology Campus Center

I had actually heard of this building before I looked it up. I have a friend who is an Architecture major who recently went on a trip to Chicago and the IIT student union...

New Wave Architecture’s ‘Three Views/A House’ 1

New Wave Architecture’s ‘Three Views/A House’

  This is a home located in Tehran, Iran and the concept involves “three rotated cantilevered boxes”. The design is beautiful and it incorporates three different views into one home. I liked how the...

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Rem Koolhaas – De Rotterham

Soon I’m going to have to use expletives to get across exactly how I feel about this man’s work. At first glance it just seemed like when Koolhaas designed De Rotterham he threw rectangles...

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Rem Koolhaas – Shenzen Exchange Tower

I get more and more fond of Koolhaas’s ‘fishnet’ style as I see more of his firm’s work. The Shenzen tower is gorgeous and the, for lack of a better word, Mezzanine floor lets...

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Catlett School of Music

This is by far my favorite building at OU. Unfortunately, I have not had the chance to have a class in there but I remember making sure I would go to my friend’s concert...

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The Dorms

People have mixed reactions to the dorms, some people love them because they have literally been waiting for this moment for the past year – at least – and others are really underwhelmed by...

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Rem Koolhaas – Seattle Central Library

  Having just seen the the Chinese Central Television headquarters, looking at the Seattle central library you can definitely see Koolhaas’s style all over the building. Sharp angles and buildings looking like they’re in...

Rem Koolhaas – Chinese Central Television Headquarters 0

Rem Koolhaas – Chinese Central Television Headquarters

The first thing I thought when I saw the Chinese Central Television Headquarters was “this building is beautiful. The word beautiful might actually do it injustice. I didn’t know what to expect when I...

House On Fire (Swaziland) 0

House On Fire (Swaziland)

House on fire (HOF) was more than just a building, literally and figuratively. Home to one of the top 10 Art festivals in Africa, it has become one of the most prominent cultural and...

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