Hydra Pier

Hydra Pier is a permanent structure built originally as a pavilion for Haarlemmermeer's Floriade exhibition in 2002 - a massive, once-a-decade Dutch horticultural fair. As Asymptote describe it:

Hydra-Pier attempts to appear dematerialized, computer-generated and liquid by virtue of the fact that it is realized formally and tectonically. We drew on ideas pertaining to the virtual that go back as far as seventeenth-century waterworks, spectacles and follies. In the case of the Hydra-Pier, the water running over the roof of the buHydra Pier is a permanent structure built originally as a pavilion for Haarlemmermeer's Floriade exhibition in 2002 - a massive, once-a-decade Dutch horticultural fair. As Asymptote describe it:Hydra-Pier... attempts to appear dematerialized, computer-generated and liquid by virtue of the fact that it is realized formally and tectonically. We drew on ideas pertaining to the virtual that go back as far as seventeenth-century waterworks, spectacles and follies. In the case of the Hydra-Pier, the water running over the roof of the bu



Hydra Pier is a permanent structure built originally as a pavilion for Haarlemmermeer's Floriade exhibition in 2002 - a massive, once-a-decade Dutch horticultural fair. As Asymptote describe it:


Hydra-Pier... attempts to appear dematerialized, computer-generated and liquid by virtue of the fact that it is realized formally and tectonically. We drew on ideas pertaining to the virtual that go back as far as seventeenth-century waterworks, spectacles and follies. In the case of the Hydra-Pier, the water running over the roof of the bu...


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