Cultural connecting loop that brings Maashaven and surroundings in motion
Motion on the water creates a frame for contemporary art, films, festival performances, leisure, and water activities. Architectural intervention is filled with art and public space by the waterfront around Maashaven. Is located on Maashaven between Katendrech and Tarwevijk. It connects South and North. It brings together citizens, tourists, organizations - contemporary arts, cultural schools- into a closed loop that is the epicenter of Rotterdam South.
“Motion on the water” is designed as a single loop of vast public space that includes a promenade with a panoramic view. Promenade pas by a dance rehearsal studio, via series of steps and ramps, reaches roof terraces and provides spectacular views. Performace center is a transparent building with tinted glass walls, which gives a possibility to everyone to see what is happening inside. Outdoor spaces are used as stages for concerts, performances, festivals, and art installations. Upon stepping on “Motion on the water” the viewing platform unveils the view towards the entire circular intervention. Magnificent.