Architect Rem Koolhaas Explains Why the Countryside Is the Next Frontier

Architect Rem Koolhaas Explains Why the Countryside Is the Next Frontier

The Guggenheim in New York opened an exploration of the countryside by Rem Koolhaas and AMO. Photo: David Heald In 2007, when the United Nations announced that by 2050, 70% of the earth’s human population would be living in cities, the world jumped to plan for an increasingly urban future. Soon after, however, OMA principal Rem Koolhaas began to search for a different path. At New York’s Guggenheim Museum, the architect—with AMO and a host of international collaborators—has staged a new show to explore living, producing, and designing in the countryside: what it defines as the 98% of the […]

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