Spotlight: Joshua Prince-Ramus


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Joshua Prince-Ramus (born 11th August, 1969) has made a vital mark as one of probably the most promising younger architects operating nowadays. Named one of the five greatest architects under 50 in 2011 by The Huffington Post, Prince-Ramus made a reputation for himself as one of Rem Koolhaas’ many protégés sooner than forming his apply, REX, in 2006.

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Receiving a bachelor of arts in philosophy from Yale, Prince-Ramus graduated from Harvard’s Graduate School of Design in 1996. He won prominence at a tender age as a founding major of OMA’s New York workplace—in all probability maximum particularly operating as partner-in-charge of the company’s acclaimed Seattle Central Library mission after Prince-Ramus, a Seattle local, flew around the Atlantic on an afternoon’s understand to check in the company’s hobby in competing for the fee. Prince-Ramus in the end purchased out Rem Koolhaas’ proportion of the corporate in 2006 to shape REX, taking the 35 group of workers of OMA’s New York workplace with him.

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In addition to the Seattle Central Library, all the way through his tenure as director of OMA New York he oversaw the design of Las Vegas’s Guggenheim-Heritage Museum and the beginnings of the Dee and Charles Wyly Theater in Dallas, finished in 2009 underneath REX. Other notable initiatives come with the Vakko Headquarters and Power Media Center, which gained a variety of awards together with one of ArchDaily‘s personal 2010 Building of the Year Awards.

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In contemporary years, proposed initiatives by way of REX have taken on a in particular distinguishing feature, with construction components which dramatically adapt to their atmosphere. In each the company’s “Equator Tower” proposal in Malaysia and a pair of towers in the middle east, in addition to within the company’s proposal for a shading device for the Nasher Sculpture Museum, transferring portions react to the daylight to offer adaptable refuge.

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See all of Joshua Prince-Ramus’ paintings (as REX) featured on ArchDaily by means of the thumbnails under, with additional protection under the ones:

Joshua Prince-Ramus Wins $100,000 Marcus Prize

REX Reveals Design of Perelman Performing Arts Center at WTC in New York

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