The Markthal, A New Indoor Food Market in the Netherlands Shaped Like a Giant Arch

The Markthal is a new indoor food market in the Rotterdam Netherlands with a design centered around a massive arch. The arch structure contains 228 apartments and simultaneously shelters the indoor market hall, which has 100 food vendors and eight restaurants. Massive glass facades, the largest of their kind in Europe, enclose each end of the archway. The Markthal was designed by MVRDV and developed by Provast.