Article Number: 3319
Soft Cover, English, Glue Binding, 192 Pages, 2008, Sternberg Press
Ingo Niermann, Jens Thiel

Solution 9

The Great Pyramid

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Solution 9: The Great Pyramid is the first in the forthcoming Solution series where authors will be asked to develop an abundance of compact and original ideas for other countries and regions. (Engl.)

This book also documents the architectural proposals for the Great Pyramid, selected by a jury composed of Rem Koolhaas, Omar Akbar, Stefano Boeri, and Miuccia Prada. It also contains critical texts and voices from the press on this exceptional project.

Contributions by Heiko Holzberger, Till Huber, Rem Koolhaas, Christian Kracht, Zak Kyes, Chus Martínez, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Madelon Vriesendorp, David Woodard. Projects by Atelier Bow-Wow (Tokyo), Fake/ Ai Weiwei (Beijing), Nikolaus Hirsch/Wolfgang Lorch/Markus Miessen (Frankfurt am Main), and MADA s.p.a.m. (Shanghai)

If the team behind it is successful, its members will be rich beyond the wildest dreams of even the most ambitious pharaoh. Sunday Telegraph

Millions of people will buy these bricks? BBC World Service

The idea could be read as a democratization of megalomania. Süddeutsche Zeitung

Mega-Pyramid set to save Germany. ORF