Any time a writer can start an article with Rem Koolhaus whispering in your ear, he's off to a good start. Nicolai Ouroussoff does just that in this Sunday's New York Times Magazine:
“Don’t tell anyone,” Rem Koolhaas said to me several years ago as we headed down the F.D.R. Drive in New York, “but the 20th-century city is over. It has nothing new to teach us anymore. Our job is simply to maintain it."If you can't wait for the magazine to land with a thud on your doorstep, check it out here.