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IABR—2014

Pop-Up City is official media partner of the International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam 2014. In the coming months we’re making an article series about the best the IABR has to offer.

On Kebab Foxes And The Urban Wildlife

Did you know that the average domesticated cat eats around sixteen birds a year? Your cat is not that innocent as it may appear — it’s still a wild tiger, only now living in a forest of houses instead of trees. The oyster-catcher used to reside in coastal areas, but now lives on the roofs of our cities. Crow’s nests made out of cable ties, string and pieces of wire — meet the urban nature of today.

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The Church Of The 21st Century Is Not A Church

Imagine your own utopia, a quiet and peaceful place where you can lay back and relax. With its Yourtopia pavilion, Amsterdam-based architecture office SeARCH wanted to create such a place. The structure, officially called Het Nieuwe Paviljoen, represents a utopian view on living in the early 21st century, answering the question: What is minimally needed to achieve an optimal quality of life?

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