The Markthal Rotterdam by MVRDV opens in the Netherlands: Inside the archway is the artwork, The Horn of Plenty, as well as a food market and retail shops. The roof and sides of the arch are apartments. Also, there's a underground car park.
German design studio are currently designing a hectare park in Sharjah, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates. The first architectural structure to shape the park’s appearance, is the recently completed Butterfly Pavilion, located on a
Neutelings Riedijk Architects (NRA) The exterior is a modern stained glass, conceived in collaboration with artist Jaap Drupsteen. Each panel of the cast glass skin is imprinted with famous images from Dutch Television.