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Amongst the numerous descriptions of Rem Koolhaas, "architect- prophet" is the one which stands out. With a reputation of that calibre, and cuttings to match, it is unsurprising that the self-proclaimed hep- cats at the ICA have chosen to celebrate his work with a summer-long exhibition. Koolhaas's firm, the Office of Metropolitan Architecture, has been responsible for some of the most innovative architecture of recent years, including an extension to the Hague's parliament and the celebrated Maison a Bordeaux, a modernistic three-tiered glass-and-steel sandwich - images of the latter form part of the ICA display. Koolhaas once proclaimed that "urban planning in useless" - judge the alternative for yourself.