J.B. Bakema. Observation tower ‘Euromast’, Rotterdam, 1958. NAi Collection / MAQV 1144 Bakema designed the 125-meter observation tower on the occasion of the first international horticulture exhibition "Floriade", (Rotterdam, 1960). He based his idea for the structure on the Wolkenbügel projects by El Lissitzky in the 1920s. The municipal council wanted to erect a structure that reflected the pride of the city of Rotterdam. Bakema's design was never realized though.
Mobile home. On the road, it measures m by m, and once it has arrived at its destination its floorspace can be increased threefold in a matter of seconds. "De Markies" was awarded the Public Prize at the Rotterdam Design Prize