previously partner at OMA
oshua Ramus (born August 11, 1969) is founding principal of REX, an internationally acclaimed architecture and design firm based in New York City, whose name signifies a re-appraisal (RE) of architecture (X).
Current projects include The Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center at the World Trade Center in New York; the Mercedes-Benz Future Lab and Museum in Stuttgart; the new performing arts center for Brown University in Providence; 2050 M Street, a premium office building in Washington, DC that will host CBS’s Washington Bureau; PERTH+, a 60-story mixed-use tower in Western Australia; and the Necklace Residence on Long Island. In the fall of 2017, REX completed the transformation of Five Manhattan West, the re-cladding and interior renovation of a 160,000 m2 exemplar of late-Brutalism straddling Penn Station’s rail yard in New York.
REX’s work has been recognized with the profession’s top accolades, including two AIA National Honor Awards, a U.S. Institute for Theatre Technology National Honor Award, an American Library Association National Building Award, two American Council of Engineering Companies’ National Gold Awards, Time magazine’s Building of the Year, and numerous AIA New York, ArchDaily, Architect/Progressive Architecture, Architect’s Newspaper, Architectural Review/MIPIM, Architizer, and Wallpaper* design awards. In 2017, REX was named one of the World’s Top 10 Innovative Companies in Architecture by Fast Company.
• The Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center at the World Trade Center (ongoing, New York New York
• PERTH+, Perth Australia (ongoing)
• *Five Manhattan West (2017) New York, New York
• 2050 M Street (ongoing), Washington, DCMuseum Plaza (2012) (project canceled, not built), Louisville, Kentucky
• Vakko Headquarters and Power Media Center (2010), Istanbul, Turkey
• AT&T Performing Arts Center’s Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre (2009), Dallas, Texas
• Munch Museum (2009), Oslo, Norway
• Munch Area Master Plan (2009), Oslo, Norway
• Kortrijk LLLibrary (2009), Kortrijk, Belgium
• Kunsthaus Zurich Extension Competition (2009), Zurich, Switzerland
• Madison Avenue (Doll)House for the Calvin Klein Collection storefront on Madison Avenue (2008), New York, New York
• Forward Residence for the Forward Building (2008), New York, New York
• Yongsan Experiment (2008), Seoul, Korea
• Vestbane (2007), Oslo, Norway
• Governors Island Competition (2007), New York, New York
• Walter & Leonore Annenberg Center for Information Science and Technology at the California Institute of Technology (2006) Pasadena, California
• Seattle Central Library (2004), Seattle, Washington
• Guggenheim-Hermitage Museum and Guggenheim Las Vegas Museum (2001) Las Vegas, Nevada
1. ^ Muschamp, Herbert (2004-05-16). “ARCHITECTURE; The Library That Puts on Fishnets and Hits the Disco”. The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2018-01-24.
2. ^ “The Perelman @ WTC”. REX Architecture. Retrieved 2018-01-24.
3. ^ “2050 M Street | Properties | Tishman Speyer”. www.tishmanspeyer.com. Retrieved 2018-01-24.
4. ^ “New York’s REX Architecture to transform Perth waterfront”. ArchitectureAU. Retrieved 2018-01-24.
5. ^ “Necklace Residence – Long Island, NY”. REX Architecture. Retrieved 2018-01-24.
6. ^ “Five Manhattan West”. REX Architecture. Retrieved 2018-01-24.
7. ^ “New York’s REX Architecture to transform Perth waterfront”. ArchitectureAU. Retrieved 2018-01-24.
• Joshua Ramus Profile on TED.com
• Joshua Ramus interview
• Gendall, John (2007-09-19). “REX Marks Its First Year”. Architectural Record. pp. n. pag. Retrieved 2007-11-02.
• Pogrebin, Robin (2006-05-14). “Joshua Ramus Leaving Koolhaas’s O.M.A. to Start New Architecture Firm”. The New York Times. pp. n. pag. Retrieved 2007-11-02.
• Interview in Future by Design on Forbes.com
• Joshua Ramus, see conference #6, 09 April 2011′ 2011, 1 hour, 6 minutes, 7 seconds, color. www.vimeo.com