This Massive, Mirrored Salad Bowl Will Store a Precious Art Collection

Art depots are the distribution warehouses of the art world. They're tucked into anonymous buildings on the outskirts of town, housing works that aren't on view. But in Rotterdam, the architects at MVRDV have won a competition to build a depot that will be open to the public. » 3/10/14 11:08am 3/10/14 11:08am

MVRDV Floating Stairs Don't Show You the Way

MRDV is a design group that put together this absolutely crazy roof extension in Rotterdam. I'm wondering how they managed to get planning permission for the blue monstrosity, as it just doesn't look right on the outside. Frankly, it doesn't look right on the inside either—check out those crazy floating stairs in the… » 4/13/08 9:00pm 4/13/08 9:00pm