Rem Koolhaas is one of the most talented Dutch architects of all time. His designs for some of the most prominent buildings in the Netherlands are internationally acclaimed. Koolhaas has also written a number of books that have only strengthened his position as one of the most important architectural theorists. In addition to numerous awards, he won the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2000. In 2008 Time Magazine proclaimed him one of the hundred most influential people.