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Be in­spired by some of his works – and see what the crit­ics said

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Porto, Por­tu­gal CASA DA MÚSICA CON­CERT HALL New York Times: ‘[This build­ing] is the most overtly se­duc­tive form Mr Koolhaas has cre­ated yet.’ Ber­lin, Ger­many THE NETHER­LANDS EM­BASSY Har­vard Univer­sity: ‘This again at­tests to the as­ton­ish­ing de­sign tal­ent of the Nether­lands.’

Seat­tle, USA SEAT­TLE CEN­TRAL LI­BRARY

Arch Daily: ‘The struc­ture re­de­fines the li­brary as an in­sti­tu­tion no longer ex­clu­sively ded­i­cated to the book.’ Bei­jing, China CCTV BUILD­ING New York Times: ‘The CCTV head­quar­ters may be the great­est work of ar­chi­tec­ture built in this cen­tury’. Seoul, South Korea SEOUL NA­TIONAL UNIVER­SITY MU­SEUM Art­net: ‘[The mu­seum]’s can­tilevered de­sign gives it the ap­pear­ance of float­ing in the air’

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