REX is an internationally acclaimed architecture and design firm based in New York City, whose name signifies a re-appraisal (RE) of architecture (X). REX consistently challenges and advances building typologies, and promotes the agency of architecture. Seminal projects include the Dee & Charles Wyly Theatre in Dallas, Texas; the Vakko Fashion Center and Power Media Center (Vakko) in Istanbul, Turkey; and the Seattle Central Library—all opened to critical acclaim.
Current projects include the Performing Arts Center at the World Trade Center in New York City; the Mercedes-Benz Future Lab in Stuttgart, Germany; the Necklace Residence on Long Island, New York; the re-cladding and interior renovation of Five Manhattan West in New York City; 2050 M Street office building in Washington, DC; and the Wakefield School Performing Arts Center in The Plains, Virginia.
The subject of numerous international exhibitions and publications, the work of REX has also been recognized with AIA National and local Honor Awards, a U.S. Institute for Theatre Technology National Honor Award, an American Library Association National Building Award, and two American Council of Engineering Companies’ National Gold Awards. Vakko was nominated for the 2013 Aga Khan Award, and the Seattle Library was a finalist for the inaugural Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize.
REX’s think-tank of 30 designers, hailing from diverse cultural and educational backgrounds, is led by Joshua Prince-Ramus, who was founding partner of OMA New York—the American affiliate of the Office for Metropolitan Architecture/Rem Koolhaas—until he rebranded that firm as REX in 2006.
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