Gallery: INTERVIEW: MVRDV’s Anton Wubben on the Design of the Massive T...


INHABITAT: What is your favorite part of the design?

Anton: I’m looking forward to the moment when I am standing on one of the glass floors on the patio of the penthouses that give a 90 degree view on the market 35 meters below. It is the perfect example of a succesful integration of apartments and the market itself.

INHABITAT: What do you hope the market hall will bring to the city of Rotterdam?

Anton: The Market Hall will be a great social place to meet, to buy food, have a drink or good dinner. It will be a great meeting place and a space that is like no other. On an urban level it will give extra energy to the development of the Laurens quarter, which is the pre-war center of Rotterdam. It will help to connect this area with the new city center.

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