Aren’t We All Urban By Nature? International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam

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Aren’t We All Urban By Nature?   Rotterdam’s International Architecture Biennale ’14   What better place there is in The Netherlands for an International Architecture Biennale than Rotterdam, the Dutch port city that is establishing itself more and more as the modern architecture city of the country. The biennale kicked … Read More

Discovering Rotterdam’s Laurensquartier with ZigZagCity

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  Discovering Rotterdam’S Laurensquartier with ZigZagCity   One of the main attractions for tourists visiting Rotterdam, the Dutch port city, is generally its modern architecture. Not surprisingly thus that the ZigZagCity architecture festival – on until the 9th of June – takes place exactly in this city. Every year the festival … Read More

Yourtopia, Rotterdam’s House of the Future

Pal UjvarosiArchitecture, Rotterdam2 Comments

  Yourtopia, Rotterdam’s House of the Future From the International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam 2014   Today is the opening of the sixth edition of the IABR, Rotterdam’s International Architecture Biennale, an event involving six exhibitions, several conferences, debates, guided tours, field trips and more. The theme for IABR 2014 is ‘Urban … Read More

ZigZagCity: Rotterdam Architecture Festival

Lydian BrunstingArchitecture, Art Events, Europe, Rotterdam, The Netherlands2 Comments

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  ZigZagCity Rotterdam Architecture Festival   Next week, as from Ascension Day, two exciting events with the central theme ‘architecture’ will kick off in Rotterdam, the second largest city of The Netherlands: the architecture festival ZigZagCity and the International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam. Two promising events putting this modern port city … Read More

Paris Ghost Stations Re-imagined

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Let’s have a look at a vision that likely never is going to take place, but admittedly feels like a nice idea: what to do with old underground stations, which for a reason or another are left empty? The mayoral elections are coming up in Paris later this spring and … Read More