Rem Koolhaas

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Remment Lucas Koolhaas (Dutch pronunciation: [rɛm koːlɦaːs]; born 17 November 1944) is a Dutch architect, architectural theorist, urbanist and Professor in Practice of Architecture and Urban Design at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University. He is often cited as a representative of Deconstructivism and is the author of Delirious New York: A Retroactive Manifesto for Manhattan.He is seen by some as one of the truly significant architectural thinkers and urbanists of his generation, by others as a self-important iconoclast. In 2000, Rem Koolhaas won the Pritzker Prize. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rem Koolhaas has received more than 996,409 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Rem Koolhaas is the 49th most popular architect (down from 47th in 2019), the 67th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 62nd in 2019) and the most popular Dutch Architect.

Rem koolhaas is most famous for his work in the field of architecture. He is known for his experimental and avant-garde designs. He is a Dutch architect, writer, professor, and co-founder of the Office for Metropolitan Architecture.

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Among architects, Rem Koolhaas ranks 49 out of 424Before him are Callicrates, Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola, Santiago Calatrava, Buckminster Fuller, Carlo Maderno, and Michelozzo. After him are I. M. Pei, Jules Hardouin-Mansart, Giacomo della Porta, Richard Meier, Kenzō Tange, and Isidore of Miletus.

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Among people born in 1944, Rem Koolhaas ranks 26Before him are Jacqueline Bisset, Robert Kardashian, Carlos Alberto Torres, Omar al-Bashir, Danny Trejo, and Dzhokhar Dudayev. After him are Ulrich Beck, Jairzinho, Kary Mullis, Diana Ross, Ronnie Peterson, and Françoise Hardy.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Rem Koolhaas ranks 67 out of 1,209Before him are Geert Hofstede (1928), Dieric Bouts (1415), Pieter de Hooch (1629), Sophia of Hanover (1630), Christiaan Eijkman (1858), and Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836). After him are Petrus Christus (1410), Sylvia Kristel (1952), William V, Prince of Orange (1748), Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange (1584), William IV, Prince of Orange (1711), and Bernard Mandeville (1670).

Among ARCHITECTS In Netherlands

Among architects born in Netherlands, Rem Koolhaas ranks 1After him are Hendrik Petrus Berlage (1856), Hans Vredeman de Vries (1527), Jacobus Oud (1890), Jacob van Campen (1596), Mart Stam (1899), Aldo van Eyck (1918), Jaap Bakema (1914), Pieter Post (1608), Salomon de Bray (1597), Pierre Cuypers (1827), and Willem Marinus Dudok (1884).