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Museumplein Limburg Kerkrade / Shift Architecture Urbanism

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Construction Begins on Shift Architecture Urbanism’s C-City Museum District

Shift Architecture Urbanism has broken ground on the C-City (Creative City) museum district in Kerkrade. Host to the Netherlands’ first design museum and Europe’s first planetarium, the new district will be formed as an “urban ensemble defined by clearly recognizable volumes, all connected by a vast, underground public space.”

By the end of 2015, two new public facilities - Cube and Columbus - will compliment the existing and highly successful Discovery Centre Continium at the gateway of the city. Read on the learn more.

East/West route from station to city center. Image © Shift Architecture UrbanismSection through CUBE and Columbus. Image © Shift Architecture UrbanismSunken Square at heart of C-City. Image © Shift Architecture UrbanismDescending underground. Image © Shift Architecture Urbanism+ 21