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Architectural Developments / Buildings in Holland, Europe: Dutch City Built Environment

Architecture News Rotterdam

e-architect select key examples of interesting new Rotterdam Architecture. We include the best Rotterdam buildings / projects by respected architects.

Our focus is on contemporary Dutch buildings in the second largest Dutch city – the largest port in Europe.

Rotterdam Architecture : projects from A-F

Rotterdam Buildings : projects from G-Z

Rotterdam Architecture Walking Tours
Rotterdam Architecture Tours
building image : OMA
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Rotterdam Building News

Rotterdam Architecture News arranged chronologically:

7 Sep 2018
New Erasmus MC Building
Design: EGM architects
New Erasmus MC Building
photo © Rob van Esch

New Erasmus MC Building
In the presence of His Majesty King Willem-Alexander, the new Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam (The Netherlands) was officially opened. During a festive gathering in front of the new hospital a volunteer, a doctor, a nurse and a researcher spoke about their profession. Each presentation was captured in a large three-dimensional word that was put upright, came down along the façade or suddenly appeared.

17 Jun 2018
CityHub, Witte de Withstraat
Design: Studio Modijefsky, Architects
CityHub Rotterdam
photograph : Maarten Willemstein

CityHub Rotterdam
Witte de Withstraat, one of Rotterdam’s liveliest and well-known streets, has a new resident. CityHub have modified three existing buildings on the street to create the second of their new, fresh and interactive hotels for the digital native.

27 Feb 2018
Weenapoint Complex
Design: MVRDV Architects
Weenapoint Complex in Rotterdam
images : MVRDV and Mozses

Weenapoint complex
Maarsen Groep are to develop a mixed office, residential and commercial program as the third phase of the transformation of the former Weenapoint complex in Rotterdam Central District.

21 Feb 2018
Project Maximaal
Design: Simone Drost ARCHITECTURE, Architects
Project Maximaal Rotterdam Childcare Centre building
photo :

Project Maximaal, Rotterdam Childcare Centre
A Childcare centre for children with mental disabilities in the ages of 0 to 20 years. The centre offers a nursery, a primary school and a high school and is located in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

1 Aug 2017
The Sax Tower, Wilheminapier
Design: MVRDV Architects
The Sax, Rotterdam Tower by MVRDV
images courtesy of MVRDV and WAX Architectural Visualisations

The Sax Building in Rotterdam
Development partners BPD Bouwfonds Property Development, Ontwikkeling B.V. and SYNCHROON Ontwikkelaars in consultation with the municipality of Rotterdam, have been working since 2015 on the development of residential buildings Philadelphia & Havana.

18 Apr 2017
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen Exhibition, Rotterdam – Mad About Surrealism
Design: MAXWAN architects + urbanists
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen Exhibition
photograph © Artur Borejszo

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen Exhibition
‘Mad About Surrealism’ with over 300 surrealistic works from Dalí, Ernst, Magritte, Miró and others.

18 Jul 2016
MVRDV House Rotterdam
photograph © Ossip van Duivenbode
MVRDV House Rotterdam

31 Jan 2016
Timmerhuis in Rotterdam
Timmerhuis in Rotterdam
image courtesy of OMA; photography by Sebastian van Damme

10 + 9 Mar 2014
Public Art Depot, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
Design: MVRDV Architects
Collection Building Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
picture from architects

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

Beukenhof Auditorium and Crematorium
Design: Asymptote Architecture
Beukenhof Auditorium Building
image from Asymptote Architecture

Beukenhof Auditorium and Crematorium – 4 Mar 2013
Asymptote Architecture is pleased to announce winning a 2013 Progressive Architecture Award for the Beukenhof Auditorium and Crematorium. The Annual Progressive Architecture Awards has long been associated with many movements that have “pushed the design envelope at a given moment”. As the P/A Awards celebrates its 60th anniversary, this year’s jury discovered that, as a whole, contemporary architects seem to be focusing on what Ehrlich describes as “moving toward trendlessness and diverging into positive sub practices.”

Campus Hooglviet
Design: Wiel Arets Architects
Campus Hooglviet Rotterdam : Dutch Education Building
photo : Jan Bitter

Campus Hooglviet Rotterdam – 30 Oct 2012
This is a new educational and cultural area located on the southern edge of the city composed of six buildings encompassing two vocational schools, an art studio, sports building, lyceum, restaurant, retail, and housing facilities. Each building has an outdoor patio linking the campus’ public space with each building’s private interior.

Theatre Spijkenisse
Design: UNStudio
Theatre Spijkenisse Building
image : UNStudio

Theatre Spijkenisse – 26 Oct 2012
The design for the Theatre Spijkenisse focuses on the placement and orientation of the building in the urban location, whilst simultaneously providing architectural solutions for programming needs and public access. Traffic flows play an important role in the organisation of the building.

Book Mountain – Spijkenisse Public Library
Book Mountain Rotterdam
picture : Jeroen Musch

Book Mountain Rotterdam – 4 Oct 2012
Today Spijkenisse Book Mountain and the adjacent residential neighbourhood will be opened by Prinses Laurentien of the Netherlands. Manifesting itself clearly as a mountain of books on the town’s market square, it is both an advertisement and an invitation for reading. Clever stacking of the buildings commercial functions produces its pyramidal form, which in turn, is wrapped in the libraries 480 meters route along bookshelves.

Eneco Headquarter building – interior design
Hofman Dujardin Architects in collaboration with Fokkema&Partners
Eneco Offices Building
photo : Maarten Laupman

Eneco Headquarter Rotterdam building – 19 Jul 2012
New interiors for sustainable energy company Eneco’s headquarters building – a revitalised working environment complete with solar power, natural light and oxygen from internal vegetation, echoing Eneco’s vision of sustainability. Eneco’s new building is a good example of “how clever and efficient office design can offer employees the possibility to work flexibly in a dynamic, open, sustainable and healthy environment”.

Kuip Rotterdam Stadium
(designed by) Erick van Egeraat
Stadionpark Rotterdam
image from architect

Kuip Rotterdam Stadium – 11 Jun 2012
As one of the main characters in the Dutch Television-program ‘Stadium’ Architect Erick van Egeraat has presented his vision on a new Stadium venue and its value for the city of Rotterdam. As one of the few internationally active Dutch Architects Erick van Egeraat combines both the experience and skill to design venues as urban planning. In Moscow his design for the new Dynamo stadium is currently in progress to host the 2018 FIFA world championship.

Rotterdam Architecture Events

International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam, NAI Rotterdam, The Netherlands
IABR 2012
image from IABR
International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam – IABR

Rotterdam Architecture Exhibition

Netherlands Architecture Institute Event
Schouwburgplein Rotterdam
photo © Ton Hermans, Rotterdam
Rotterdam Architecture Exhibition : NAI Event

Rotterdam Architecture Images

Rotterdam Architecture Photos
Pictures by Ton Hermans
Maastoren Rotterdam
photo © Ton Hermans, Rotterdam
Rotterdam Building Photos

Rotterdam Buildings

Key Buildings, alphabetical:

Body House
Body House Rotterdam
building image from architect

Body House Rotterdam

B Tower
Wiel Arets Architects
B Tower
picture : Wiel Arets Architects

B Tower Rotterdam

Coolsingel Project
Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA)
Coolsingel Rotterdam
building image : Office for Metropolitan Architecture

Coolsingel Rotterdam

Co-housing Hoogvliet
van Bergen Kolpa Architecten
Co-housing Hoogvliet
photo from architects

Co-housing Hoogvliet

Cool Tower
casanova+hernandez architecten
Cool Tower Rotterdam
image from casanova+hernandez architecten

Cool Tower

De Blaak 31 Office Building
KCAP Architects&Planners
Blaak 31 Rotterdam
photo © Paulien Borst

De Blaak 31 Rotterdam Building

De Rotterdam
Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA)
De Rotterdam
building image : Office for Metropolitan Architecture

De Rotterdam

Erasmus Bridge
UNStudio Architects
Erasmus Bridge Rotterdam
photo © Ton Hermans, Rotterdam

Rotterdam architecture

More Rotterdam Architecture online soon

Rotterdam Architecture Designs – No Images

Key Buildings, alphabetical:

Boijmans van Beuningen Museum

Robbrecht en Daem

Cube Houses
Piet Blom
Redeveloped in 2009 as Stayokay hostel

Didden Village
Rotterdam house

Erweiterung Naturkunde Museum
Mecanoo Architects

More Rotterdam Architectural Designs online soon

Rotterdam Office Buildings

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Architecture in Rotterdam

Rotterdam Architecture Designs – chronological list

Rotterdam Architecture Walking Tours

Architecture Walking Tours by e-architect

Rotterdam Architecture Studios – design firm listings on e-architect

Dutch architect – Rem Koolhaas

Dutch Buildings

Website: Architecture

UNStudio architects – fomerly Van Berkel & Bos Architectuurbureau

Dutch architect studio – Mecanoo

Buildings / photos for Rotterdam Architecture News page welcome

Rotterdam Building News

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