Architect Rem Koolhaas Awarded ‘Golden Lion’ for Lifetime Achievement

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Rem Koolhaas has expanded the possibilities of architecture. He has focused on the exchanges between people in space. He creates buildings that bring people together and in this way forms ambitious goals for architecture. His influence on the world has come well beyond architecture.

VENICE.- The Golden Lion for Lifetime
Achievement
for the 12th International Architecture Exhibition (Venice, Giardini and

Arsenale, 29th August – 21st November, 2010) has been awarded to the
Dutch
architect, Rem Koolhaas. The decision was taken by the Board of the
Biennale di
Venezia, chaired by Paolo Baratta, upon the proposal of the Director of
the 12th
Exhibition, Kazuyo Sejima.