Park-knot Hoboken, To reconnect and facilitate movement between three parks and a hospital on both sides of a dyke with a continuous public space, including a museum on medical history. Design: ZUS

“Restoring architecture and urban planning to a position where they can have a real and positive impact on society, may demand destroying the mythology of the architect as a visionary.”

This quote is an excerpt from the essay ‘Maakbaarheid – Reinventing the Urban Project in Rotterdam’. The essay was written by Crimson (Wouter Vanstiphout and Michelle Provoost) and appears in the ‘Open City’ Biennale Rotterdam (IABR 2009/2010) catalogue.

Download the essay here: Maakbaarheid – Reinventing the Urban Project in Rotterdam