Archinect - News 2014-04-25T03:22:06-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/47014339/lego-architecture-with-rem-koolhaas Lego Architecture with Rem Koolhaas Metropolitan Monk 2012-05-02T05:08:00-04:00 >2012-05-10T00:28:17-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/uy/uyau9rnij1biwqcm.jpg" width="514" height="287" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> How to confirm one's role as a starchitect? Appear in the Simpsons. In its last episode the Simpsons featured a split-second of Rem Koolhaas/CCTV. The architect, not seen sporting any Prada though, is instructing, eyes closed, a group of nine pupils. Next to him, a vegan buffet and 'Junior TED Talks' - anyone recognizing Bjarke Ingels up there?</p> <p> The scene: Rem Koolhaas is working - on a cruise ship notabene - as an instructor - probably in iconographic buildings - in KIDZONE ELITE. The ship, just like CCTV, is an emblem of closure. The architect, so can be seen in the above image, has a half-bald hairstyle and is holding a couple of lego-bricks in his left hand while seeming to fix something to the back of the building. A CCTV made out of lego-bricks is also <a href="http://movingcities.org/interviews/learning-from-cctv/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">structurally different than the original</a>. Lisa seems to have her eyes fixed on the back of the architects' head. The appearance of Rem Koolhaas is of no further importance for the rest of the storyline of this episode.</p> <p> As s...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/19482388/frank-gehry-really-really-regrets-his-appearance-on-the-simpsons Frank Gehry Really, Really Regrets His Appearance on 'The Simpsons' HotSoup 2011-09-06T09:33:23-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/47/47njhrc5ixpf76t4.jpg" width="468" height="351" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>GEHRY: No, no, no, no. That was just a fun &ndash; fun thing. But it has &ndash; it has haunted me. People do &ndash; who&rsquo;ve seen &ldquo;The Simpson&rsquo;s&rdquo; believe it.</p></em><br /><br /><p> On Sunday, Frank Gehry appeared on Fahreed Zakar's CNN program <em>GPS</em>, where among other things, he discussed his regret for having been a guest on <em>The Simpsons</em>.</p>