Chinese architect’s tornado-inspired staircase to take the Netherlands’ migration museum by storm

//Chinese architect’s tornado-inspired staircase to take the Netherlands’ migration museum by storm

Chinese architect’s tornado-inspired staircase to take the Netherlands’ migration museum by storm

Why has a Chinese architect been chosen to put a spiralling viewpoint in the Netherlands’ first migration museum? Because the Fenix – a historic, harbourside warehouse that will house the museum – stands in what was one of Europe’s oldest Chinatowns. Beijing-based Ma Yansong, founder of MAD Architects, will add a “theatrical staircase” to Rotterdam’s Landverhuizersmuseum, eddying through the centre of the building to a rooftop observation deck. Today, the old storehouse sits among the…

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