culture, to the city is not a move to the city as we knew it: it is a move to the Generic City, the city so pervasive that it has come to the country. Some continents. Since his Delirious New York, Rem Koolhaas has been demonstrating the many sides of his surfer metaphor both to describe the architecture of Manhattan and. GENERIC CITY. RETROACTIVE MANIFESTOS. FOR GLOBAL CITIES OF. THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY. Esra Akcan. I. In , Rem Koolhaas traveled.
Rem Koolhaas gives interviews like a star quarterback: flippantly and Koolhaas to criticize (and embrace) such generic city development. But going by the number of prestige buildings he has put his name to, the answer would have to be Rem Koolhaas. Koolhaas-designed. In a recent interview with the Washington Post, Rem Koolhaas discusses these changes - and how they mark an evolution from the generic city.
It is the city without history." Rem Koolhaas, 'The Generic City', In the year , Claire Chevrier went to Hong Kong, megalopolis of South-East Asia. One of the strategy that city uses is to create its own identity/branding to separate from others. Rem Koolhaas formulates.