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Katendrecht Redevelopment, Netherlands

New Rotterdam Building: three blocks – design by Claus en Kaan Architecten

8 Jul 2008

Laankwartier in Katendrecht

Location: Katendrecht, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Design: Claus en Kaan Architecten

Katendrecht Rotterdam, Laankwartier
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These three blocks, bordered on one side by the avenue and on the other by the quay, are part of the large-scale redevelopment of the Katendrecht district in Rotterdam. The blocks contain a variety of dwelling types, with apartments at the ends and for the rest an array of single-family homes and townhouses, some of which may be developed privately by owner-occupiers.

Katendrecht Rotterdam
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The blocks are slightly deeper than the standard forty metres to allow for off-street parking. Some of the parking spaces are tucked below large decks which are in fact the raised back gardens of the adjoining dwellings.

Laankwartier Rotterdam images / information from Claus en Kaan Architecten

Claus en Kaan Architecten

Location: Laankwartier, Katendrecht, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, northern Europe

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