The Sax: MVRDV-designed towers to create a striking modern icon in Rotterdam

Prolific architecture firm MVRDV has won a competition to design new mixed-use towers for Rotterdam that are sure to turn heads. Designed for the Wilhelminapier port development, the project, called The Sax, comprises two interconnected towers with an eye-catching contemporary facade. The Sax will house a mix of residential, retail, restaurant space, and public areas and function like a “vertical city.”

The 51-story Sax will cover a total surface area of 82,000 square meters across…

from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingInhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building http://inhabitat.com/the-sax-mvrdv-designed-towers-to-create-a-striking-modern-icon-in-rotterdam
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