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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
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.
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
Location: Laankwartier, Katendrecht, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, northern Europe
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Fenix Warehouse Panoramic Viewpoint
Design: MAD Architects
image courtesy of architects
Panoramic Viewpoint for the Fenix Warehouse
The Fenix warehouse was once one of the biggest warehouses in the world. In the future, the first floor will be used to highlight Rotterdam’s history of migration. Millions of migrants left Europe from these embankments, most of whom had Ellis Island as their final destination. Upon completion, the Fenix will be a place where a human face will be put to these stories.
The Sax Tower, Wilheminapier
Design: MVRDV Architects
images courtesy of MVRDV and WAX Architectural Visualisations
The Sax Building in Rotterdam
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Wilhelminaplein Metro Station : New Station under the Kop van Zuid
Design: Zwarts & Jansma
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Zalmhaven office building
Design: KCAP Architects
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