Rotterdam is to get a new Central Station. This is to be re-anchored in the city centre and integrated in the European network of transport hubs created by the arrival of the high-speed rail system (HSL). So a Grand Station of international standing is required.
In the design, the city is drawn to the new station by compacting the small-scale urban fabric round about so that railway zone and city become a single entity. The finer texture with its new sight lines and the mix of living and working will greatly improve the social climate of this zone. On entering the tall... >>>