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Markthal Rotterdam by MVRDV

By : Dennis Franklin | 2 Oct 2014 3:08 pm | Other

MVRDV never seize to amaze us and this Market Hall in Rotterdam, The Netherlands is surely stunning with its mix-use design that has an arch of apartments with an enormous fresh food marked below. The project is in the Binnenrotte Square next to the Blaak Station and its two ends are glazed to give a view of the interior and the Horn of Plenty digital art on its ceiling which is one of the largest pieces in the country. The…

PH1 in West Chelsea by MVRDV

By : Dennis Franklin | 10 May 2014 1:33 pm | Apartments

The MVRDV architectural practice was commissioned by the Young Woo & Associates real estate developers to redesign PH1 which is a penthouse in the West Chelsea District of New York on the 12th and 13th floors of the tower that can be accessed by car with a personal elevator bringing the inhabitants directly to their home. The project spreads over a surface of 334 square meters and it contains three bedrooms, an exterior recreational space with a surface of 62…

Museumpark by MVRDV

By : Dennis Franklin | 11 Mar 2014 5:54 pm | Museums

The City of Rotterdam began a competition for the design of the new public art depot in the city’s Museumpark and the contest was won by the MVRDV architectural practice with a project clad in reflective glass with a cylindrical geometry to host the art collection of the city along with a commercial interior storage area for private collectors. The interior has a public route leading the visitors through the storage rooms and restoration workshops up to a rooftop exhibition…

Book Mountain by MVRDV

By : Dennis Franklin | 6 Feb 2014 4:09 pm | Other

The Book Mountain is a project designed by the architectural practice of MVRDV in Spijkenisse, near Rotterdam, The Netherlands, and its shape is destined to act as an advertisement for reading, quite an appropriate message for a library, which is made visible as an attempt to reduce the 10 percent illiteracy rate in the community. The façade is made of glass to allow the books to be seen from all sides and below the mountain and they can also be…

Tennis clubhouse by MVRDV

By : Dennis Franklin | 13 Nov 2013 7:31 pm | Other

The MVRDV architectural practice received the permission to build a tennis clubhouse that will reside on the artificial island of Ijburg to the east side of Amsterdam, The Netherlands and it will have a capacity of 200 seats. Called “The Couch”, the clubhouse will have new locker rooms, storage facilities and a kitchen being accessible every day of the year and thus replacing the temporary premises so that it will be able to host the large amount of events that…

Gemini Residences by MVRDV

By : Dennis Franklin | 19 Mar 2013 8:25 pm | Urban

The trend of reconverting old abandoned buildings into new projects usually gives really interesting results and also provides the bonus of turning the forgotten parts of the city into something exciting and different. Located on the Port of Copenhagen, the Frøsilos seed silos were built in 1963 and were a part of the Soya Bean Cake Factory that was closed in the 1990s when the area was redeveloped into a residential and office area. The silo’s conversion started in 2002…




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