In 2016 Antwerp's skyline changed with the building of the Port House by world renown Zaha Hadid Architects. This architectural jewel brings together the past and the future: a port with a rich history that is ready to face the future ahead. You could also say a space ship landed on a 16th century Hanseatic House (did i say that out loud?) The new building symbolises the dynamic, ambitious and innovative nature of the Port of Antwerp. [...]
The term minimalism is also used to describe a trend in design and architecture where in the subject is reduced to its necessary elements. Minimalist design has been highly influenced by Japanese traditional design and architecture. In addition, the work of De Stijl artists is a major source of reference for this kind of work.