Monday, January 28, 2008

OMA's Science Centre and Aquarium in Hamburg's Hafencity [now with 100% more conspiracy theory!]

Magdeburger_Hafen
Via Archinect: The Office for Metropolitan Architecture has revealed the final design for a Science Centre and Aquarium for the Hamburg Hafencity complex. The building of 23,000 m2 will comprise of a Science Centre, aquarium, theatre, offices, laboratories and commercial and retail facilities and is located at the eastern edge of Hafencity, Hamburg's ambitious harbor redevelopment.
Read on here.

Astute Archinect readers began to wonder if Rem Koolhaas may be spelling out the name of his firm - in the form of monumental buildings across the globe.

sitric.grey comments, "...that's why Rem is such a master, most of us when trying to spell our names in skyscrapers would have stupidly began with the fist letter, but the ever-avant-garde Koolhaas starts in the middle, avoiding suspicion for years!"

O-M-A
The proof and the pudding? [Thanks to 6nuew for the composite.]

For more on Hamburg's Hafencity project click here.

2 comments:

jimbotr0n said...

Sure, it could be O-M-A.

But maybe he's just a M-A-O-ist. Starting in Red China and all.

Tenzin Phuntsog said...

hoooo haaa!!!! lovin it.