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Architectural insanity from MVRDV, our cover stars of issue #18: the Rotterdam-based architecture firm recently completed their first building in their home town, a giant covered market hall with a variety of high-end food stalls and regional farmers, in the shape of two residential buildings leaning towards each other in a giant sweep and fusing into a curved rooftop, illuminated by large murals of flowers and vegetables. In its structural absurdity and aesthetic strangeness, it is MVRDV at their best – and, apparently, already hugely popular with Rotterdam’s residents.