Neural Flatus: Rem Koolhaas

Seattle Public Library” by Luke Stearns. Licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

My weird brain is at it again. I think I heard the words “cool house” from some show my kids were watching. A few misfiring neurons later and I had “Rem Koolhaus” in my head. Was he a painter? Like a Dutch Master or some such? That sure sounded familiar, so off to Google where I found out my spelling (and pronunciation) were off. Rem Koolhaas is absolutely Dutch but is, in fact, a living architect. There’s a good chance you’ve at least seen photos of his CCTV Headquarters, Seattle Central Library, or Casa da Musica.