Blaak Station

H. C. H. Reijnders
1993




Dramatic railway/metro station identifier

According to Groenendijk, Paul and Piet Vollaard (Architecture Guide to Rotterdam), this 35 meter transparent dish is "suspended by means of two tubes with three stays apiece. . . . the arch structure is a triangular lattice truss" (63). See Wikipedia commons aerial view. This station is near the Cube Houses and the new market seen below in the night photo.



Works Cited or Consulted:
Groenendijk, Paul and Piet Vollaard. Architecture Guide to the Netherlands 1900-2000. Rotterdam: Uitgeverij, 2006.
Groenendijk, Paul and Piet Vollaard. . Rotterdam: Uitgeverij, 2007.


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