Los Angeles is famous for wiping away its past, and that's just what cutting-edge architect Rem Koolhaas proposes to do for the County Museum of Art. His radical new design would replace most of the current buildings with what's described as "a system of horizontal layers under a tent-like roof." Museum President Andrea Rich praises the design as fiscally conservative while being architecturally radical. Nicolai Ouroussoff, architecture critic for the Los Angeles Times
lauds the proposal for creating an energetic connection to the city and its culture. We speak with Rich and Ouroussoff about the art, architecture and the Pritzger Prize-winning architect's vision for Los Angeles.
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