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Dutch Market Building is Bright, Beautiful, And Futuristic. You Have To See It.

Dutch Market Building is Bright, Beautiful, And Futuristic. You Have To See It.

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The Markthal Rotterdam is an enormous 36,000 sq. ft. market mall in the Netherlands that sells a mouthwatering array of foods for Rotterdam's population. The building is incredibly striking; its design resembles an elongated horseshoe with a huge, curved open space in the middle. Architecture office MVRDV created the design concept, with development by Provast. It features 100 produce units, 15 shops and 8 restaurants, as well as 228 apartments and over a thousand parking spaces. If you live there, you don't have to travel far for food shopping. The hall expects up to 7 million visitors a year.  Daria Scagliola and Stijn Brakkee The hall features multiple layers and multiple purposes, inc...