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Het Timmerhuis

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OMA - Rem Koolhaas
 
location Rotterdam
function housing, mixed-use development, office, retail
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Yet another Koolhaas in Rotterdam, this time located right in the centre of the city, just behind the historical City Hall. The Timmerhuis accommodates municipal services, offices, and residential units. OMA conceived a modular building with repeated units gradually set back from the street as they rise into two irregular peaks. The building's composition of smaller cells creates an impressive, complex form when viewed from Coolsingel, one of Rotterdam's main arteries, and allows for subtlety and adaptability as the new building meets the Stadstimmerhuis (a municipal building, from 1953), which surrounds it on two sides. The building (ground floor) is open to the public during weekdays from 09.00 to 22.00 hrs. From here you can experience the huge steel construction and you can peek at the adjacent museum.

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Het Timmerhuis
Address
Rodezand 16
Netherlands
http://www.timmerhuisrotterdam.nl/
Project is public!
Opening hours The atrium is open to the public from 09.00 - 22.00.
How to get there? The building is located right behind Rotterdams historical City Hall. Walking distance from Rotterdam Central Station and Rotterdam Blaak Station. Metro Stadhuis and Beurs are the closest subway stations.
Completion 12- 2015
Floor area/size 45000 m2
Cost € 100000000,-
ArchitectOMA - Rem Koolhaas
project managerBrink groep
sustainability consultantDGMR
contractorHeijmans
structural engineerPieters Bouwtechniek
Client Stadsontwikkeling Rotterdam
 
Project ID 14970
Latitude/Longitude 51°55'21N 04°28'52E
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