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Restraint and Invention in Dutch Architecture

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The Dutch are masters of innovation, and design is embedded in their DNA. For centuries, this small, densely populated country has traded with the world, nurtured the arts, and held back the sea. Historic canals are lined with houses that were revolutionary in their day, and Dutch architects are constantly searching for fresh solutions - to living on water, repurposing old structures, and making good design a part of everyday life.
Several leading firms, including OMA, MVRDV and UNStudio, have developed global practices, and the principals spend much of their time abroad. Others, hard hit by the recession, have bounced back and are continuing to enrich the public realm. A new Amsterdam encircles the old, the Rotterdam waterfront has been transformed with clusters of towers, and also small towns are fertile ground for adventurous projects.
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