Koolhaas Revamps UN Building’s Modernist-Era Lounge

Dutch designers, Rem Koolhaas and Hella Jongerius, have revamped the delegates’ lounge in the United Nations building just in time for the 68th General Assembly this week. The “workshop of peace” lounge space, originally designed in 1952 by Wallace K. Harrison in collaboration with renowned modernists Le Corbusier and Oscar Neimeyer, now sports a range of pastel-colored sofas and lounge chairs, opting for minimal intervention in attempts to maximize the social space. Read more about the UN North Delegates lobby on Gizmodo.

Koolhaas Revamps UN Building's Modernist-Era Lounge originally appeared on ArchDaily, the most visited architecture website on 23 Sep 2013.

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Koolhaas Revamps UN Building’s Modernist-Era Lounge

Dutch designers, Rem Koolhaas and Hella Jongerius, have revamped the delegates’ lounge in the United Nations building just in time for the 68th General Assembly this week. The “workshop of peace” lounge space, originally designed in 1952 by Wallace K. Harrison in collaboration with renowned modernists Le Corbusier and Oscar Neimeyer, now sports a range of pastel-colored sofas and lounge chairs, opting for minimal intervention in attempts to maximize the social space. Read more about the UN North Delegates lobby on Gizmodo.

Koolhaas Revamps UN Building's Modernist-Era Lounge originally appeared on ArchDaily, the most visited architecture website on 23 Sep 2013.

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Esta entrada fue publicada en Architecture News, Noticias, Oscar Niemeyer, Rem Koolhaas y etiquetada , , , , , , , . Guarda el enlace permanente.