On working at OMA in 1999:

"The diagram serves principally for the development and clarifying of ideas in early phases and is, moreover, indispensable in order to communicate by fax. Fifty percent of the time Rem is on the road - in the USA, Asia or Europe, visiting clients, on building sites, at colleges, at lectures or just at home in London - and he wants to be kept up to date about the development of the projects on a daily basis. Therefore towards evening, the teams look at the results of the day, structure and select the material and reduce it to its quintessence - in small diagrams, easy to read and to fax, short explanations and mottos..."