Rem Koolhaas is founder of the Office for Metropolitan
Architecture (O.M.A.); the firm's most important projects include
the Lille Grand Palais in Lille; the Kunsthal in Rotterdam;
Netherlands Dance Theatre in The Hague; Nexus Housing in Fukuoka;
the Dutch House in Holland; and Villa dall'Ava in Paris, all of
which are included in S,M,L,XL. Koolhaas is author of the
seminal Delirious New York and professor in practice of
architecture and urban design at the Harvard Graduate School of
Bruce Mau founded the critically acclaimed firm Bruce Mau Design in 1985. He is the author of Life Style and Massive Change.
"A brick of a book ... This book tells a tale, a great contemporary architectural odyssey-the story of how this architect came to think big."