Rotterdam’s Bobbing Forest

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Rotterdam’s Bobbing Forest How to increase vegetation in an urban environment which is full of interesting architectural buildings and water, but where only little space is left for anything else? The Dutch artist Jorge Bakker found the solution with his Bobbing Forest project. During this project different people and organizations – including the art collective Mothership – collaborated and experimented, … Read More

Must-See Art Exhibitions in The Netherlands 2016

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2016 Must-See Art Exhibitions In The Netherlands With 2016 well on its way and some weeks of hibernation behind us, it’s about time to have a look at what’s going on in terms of art events and exhibitions in The Netherlands this year. As in the previous years there’s a lot being organized in our tiny country again, with some … Read More

Must-See Exhibitions In Rotterdam This Autumn – Winter

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Must-See Exhibitions In Rotterdam This Autumn – Winter The city of Rotterdam, being the second largest in The Netherlands, is getting more and more hip and happening in the last couple of years and is in our eyes becoming a serious competitor to Amsterdam, both from a tourist as local point of view. The city has recently even been referred … Read More

‘Keith Haring. The Political Line’ Visits Rotterdam

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Keith Haring’s Voice from the Eighties Echoes in our Present Keith Haring. The Political Line. Rotterdam Kunsthal – September 20 2015 to February 7 2016 More than 30 years later Haring’s works return to the city where his international career once took off: in 1982 Rotterdam’s ‘Galerie ‘t Venster’ was the first ever outside the United States to show his work. … Read More

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 off some two weeks ago, at the same time as … 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 is organized it concentrates on another part of town and … Read More

Rotterdam Markthal: Holland’s largest indoor food market

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Rotterdam Markthal Holland’s largest indoor food Market   With the aim to be the largest indoor food market in the Netherlands, the new Rotterdam Markthal (Dutch for ‘market hall’) in the second biggest city of The Netherlands, sets the expectations for our visit to the premises situated near train station Blaak and the famous cube houses in the Blaakse Bos on a … Read More

Yourtopia, Rotterdam’s House of the Future

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  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 by Nature‘, a theme symbolising the necessity to solve environmental … Read More

ZigZagCity: Rotterdam Architecture Festival

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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 in the spotlight of the attention during this summer. This … Read More

Architecture, Art and Design in Rotterdam – A Visual Impression.

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Last week we spent a day in the Dutch city of Rotterdam, which is just a one-hour train-ride away from Amsterdam. Here’s our visual impression of the second largest city of The Netherlands, which is famous for it’s architecture, maritime heritage and extensive cultural life. Our more in depth story will follow soon, but here you can already read more … Read More

Re-opening Kunsthal Rotterdam With S.H.O.E.S. Marimekko & WWII

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Re-opening Kunsthal After having been closed for seven months due to a thorough renovation the Kunsthal in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, will finally re-open again Saturday 1 February. The first speculations about the reasons of the renovation were naturally the art theft that can possibly be considered as one of the largest of the century, and at least of the last … Read More