Rotterdam (NL)


Superuse Studios

The Center for Visual Arts Rotterdam asked in 2004 to create an alternative for Rotterdam for the famous ‘Amsterdammertje’. The local availability, price, amount of actions to transform, and programmatic demands that were set for the Feyenoordje led to the final choice. The drive shaft is the most suitable candidate. After a treatment of abrasive blasting and thermal spraying, the part that is above ground can be sealed and varnished. The remaining 30cm below ground will be cast in concrete based on ecocement. Every drive shaft will be delivered with a piece that can be slided on top. With specific fittings the drive shafts can be turned into elements to organize urban space in addition to their functions as traffic barrier.

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