Top City For Architecture Buffs

Amsterdam is futuristic, pragmatic, and fast becoming a top design destination.

June 9, 2003, 12:00 PM PDT

By Abhijeet Chavan @

"Amsterdam is welcoming a new brand of visitor: the modern design/architecture buff who regards the city as a centre for cutting-edge architecture...Periodicals are now foregoing Los Angeles and Singapore as primary architectural visionaries in favour of the contemporary Dutch model, which is regarded as both pragmatic and futuristic in the way that it blurs the boundaries between building, urban and landscape planning, and in the way that it regards nature as an artificial construct that needs to be nurtured."

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

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