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Rem Koolhaas

In other news: a stay of execution for the NEA and NEH and the most popular exhibition of 2017

The innovatively designed home of Fondation d’entreprise Galeries Lafayette, remodelled by Rem Koolhaas, emphasizes the museum as flexible form

Once dubbed ‘the world’s factory floor’, Shenzhen has re-invented itself as a centre of innovation 

In further news: French artists and curators rally behind Jeff Koons; Tania Bruguera named for next Turbine Hall commission

Manchester's Factory arts centre gets the green light; Mark Fisher passes away; Pompidou Centre set for anniversary renovations

Naama Tsabar, the death of Castro, and Rem Koolhaas's new ‘hub for the cultural elites’

Thomas Demand, the FM Center for Contemporary Art and the changing landscape of Milan's art scene

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Charles and Ray Eames, Rem Koolhaas and Christien Meindertsma: Alice Rawsthorn shares her highlights from 2015

Rem Koolhaas, Villa dall’Ava, Paris, 1991. Courtesy: OMA; photograph: Peter Aaron/OTTO

Conversations, buildings, books and films

Kenzo Tange, Big Roof, Osaka Expo ’70

Amelia Groom considers the Japanese architecture group Metabolism, while Nick Currie talks to Rem Koolhaas about organic cities and flexible b

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The Centre Pompidou-Metz (artist's illustration), 2008. Architect: Shigeru Ban.

Unemployment, the London Olympics, new galleries in Metz and Rome, the Shanghai World Expo and contrasting spa designs