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01 Oct 2021

Technical and Architectural Study - The Market Hall in Rotterdam, a Hybrid Market - The Mixing of Functions at a Building Scale

Case study - 6 pages - Architecture

After five years of work, the city of Rotterdam inaugurated in October 2014, the first covered market of the Netherlands which cost 175 million euros. Located in the city centre and close to Blaak Railway Station, the Market Hall is part of the renovation project of this historic district. Our...

03 Feb 2011

Is Brasilia an urban Utopia?

Case study - 4 pages - Architecture

The region of Brasilia came into being on April 21, 1960. Today, it is the capital of Brazil. It was built at the request of President Juscelino Kubitschek and was designed by Oscar Niemeyer and Lucio Costa. In this paper we will try to answer the question of whether or not Brasilia fits the role...

29 Sep 2010

Introduction to modern China - the relationship between Chinese architecture and urban culture: Beijing

Case study - 5 pages - Architecture

Beijing has not originated as the capital of China. As early as history can date back, the city was not even called Beijing. It was always known as the ?Northern Capital' in China. This was how Beijing was called and known prior to the rule of the third Ming emperor, Yongle, who then declared...