Stacked Office Connecting

Office building in Rotterdam's Laurenskwartier

Many new projects in Rotterdam’s Laurenskwartier and the Waterstad contribute to the revival of this once historic center of Rotterdam. A new layer of living and working spaces is added in the reconstruction to breathe new life into the area. Commissioned by PROVAST developers, KCAP Architects&Planners designed a new office building at Blaak 31 for businesses including the law firm Loyens & Loeff.

The location on the corner of Blaak and the Binnenrotte is a striking and historically significant position in the city where it once lacked urban intimacy. To address this, the design provides ...

Location
  • Rotterdam, Netherlands
Client
  • Provast Development, Den Haag
Year
  • 2007 - 2010
Status
  • Completed
Program
  • 23.000 m2 office building of which 14.000 m2 office for legal and fiscal advisors Loyens & Loeff, 3.300 m2 for Glencore Grain, one storey underground parkinggarage
Disciplines
  • Architecture
Credits
  • Photography: Ossip van Duivenbode
  • Photography: Paulien Borst
Collaborators
  • Interiror: Fokkema & Partners Architecten
Awards
  • Rotterdam Architectuurprijs 2011 (nomination) (2011)
  • Nederlandse Bouwpluim (nomination) (2010)
  • BAM Veiligheidsprijs 2009 (2009)
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