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Cube Housing

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Piet Blom
location Rotterdam
function dwellings, housing, promenade
contributed by olivier_van_den_hoven

The cube house (pole- or tree house) is designed as an abstract tree, the total complex (Blaak Heights) a wood (village). The village is like a safe oasis where several functions could take place: small-scale business, shops, school and a children’s playground downstairs (promenade level) and living in the cube houses upstairs. The strong interaction between the private (upstairs) and the public is characteristic for this situation. The inhabitant has a great view because of the sloping windows. The complex is in fact a pedestrian bridge, crossing a traffic artery. This was an idea of the municipality at the time. Piet Blom was asked to ‘furnish’ this bridge. The cube house could be called an architectonic experiment, in which Blom has considered form, aesthetics and spatial effects of greater importance than functionality and practical purpose. Living in a cube (the top) reminds of a tree house which is accessible through the pole (the trunk). An archetypical way of living really.

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Amsterdam, Netherlands 17-Aug-09
Naomi says:
On 15 june 2009, hostel Stayokay opened a new hostel in the centre of Rotterdam in the striking Cube Houses. See the website of Stayokay for lodging information.
Amsterdam, Netherlands 17-Aug-09
See this project also at architectuurplaquette
Delft, Netherlands 03-Mar-09
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Cube Housing
Overblaak 70
Project is public!
Opening hours The show-Cube at number 70 is open daily, from 11:00 - 17:00 h. Entrance: 2 euro. For more information see the website
How to get there? Take the Subway or train to Station Blaak. Or tram 21.
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Completion 1984
Floor area/size 20000 m2
Cost € 20000000,-
ArchitectPiet Blom
Client City of Rotterdam
Project ID 193
Latitude/Longitude 51°55'13N 04°29'26E
Contributed by olivier_van_den_hoven
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