The museum is designed with four playfully linked gabled roofs which are a play on the rhythm of the surrounding roof tops which, seen from the sea, resemble waves rising out above the dyke.
FiftyTwoDegrees is the realisation of the first phase of a large-scale master plan surrounding the Neerbosscheweg. The 86 meter tall tower stands on a slope and is fluidly yet excitingly absorbed into surrounding Goffert Park.
Can such a large building refer distinctly to the old city of Córdoba, and its unique history, without literally imitating it?
The starting point for Mecanoo's design is an interweaving of the city's history with the future. Travellers arriving at the station will experience Delft as a city not only with a rich history but also as one of technological ingenuity.
José Montilla, President of Catalunya, placed the first stone of the La Llotja Theatre and Congress Center on March 9th. The building is a new icon for Lleida, the second city of Catalunya after Barcelona.
The design of the new "St. Mary of the Angels" Chapel in Rotterdam's Catholic "St. Lawrence" cemetery combines historical influences with modern forms.