The Present Cultural Revolution

On the 22nd of February, the online platform Archinect presented the publication Happy Tropics 1, edited by Michael Schindhelm and Damian Christinger.

The featured interview The Present Cultural Revolution between Rem Koolhaas and Michael Schindhelm focuses on Koolhaas work in China and his observations on Singapore, that he already published in 1995 with his essay “Singapore Songlines – Portrait of a Potemkin Metropolis … or 30 Years of Tabula Rasa”: as a result of globalization „the whole idea of a modern city is no longer a Western idea, rather an Eastern one that is being defined on its own terms“.

Click here to read “The Present Cultural Revolution – Art, Space and Social Contract in the Current Urban Condition, in Asia and Beyond” online.

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