Gallery: Bright Green Las Palmas Parasite Hangs on the Shoulder of Aban...

Visible from the Rotterdam waterfront, the Las Palmas Parasite by Korteknie Stuhlmacher Architecten hangs like a day-glo green treehouse atop an abandoned warehouse. The structure was erected as part of the annual tradition of cities taking turns being crowned "European Cultural Capital", and hosting a bevy of architectural and cultural exhibits, displays and projects. When it was Rotterdam’s turn, the city welcomed a project called Parasites, which brought in additions like Las Palmas that renewed unused urban spaces.

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