Waterfront Urban ensemble Community

Redevelopment of former harbour pier for living and working

Rotterdam's 'Müllerpier' is a former harbour pier surrounded by water on three sides and situated on the edge of the city centre. Within the urban plan for its redevelopment for housing, commercial, community and care facilities the buildings are considered as autonomous objects and, by dint of careful positioning, are turned into an urban ensemble.

Seen from a distance the Müllerpier resembles a port on a peninsula, while from close by the impression is of an urban labyrinth of intimate spaces in contrast to the wide expanse of water. The ...

Location
  • Rotterdam, Netherlands
Client
  • Müllerpier CV (Municipality of Rotterdam, Eurowoningen (now Blauwhoed), Wilma Bouw), Rotterdam
Year
  • 1998 - 2003
Status
  • Completed
Program
  • 6 ha masterplan 13 residential blocks 575 residential units 67.000 m2 gfa for commercial and non-commercial functions Restaurants Children's daycare Housing with care facilities
Disciplines
  • Architecture
  • Urban Design
Collaborators
  • Municipality of Rotterdam, dS+V
  • EGM Architects, Dordrecht
  • De Architecten Cie, Amsterdam
  • Neutelings Riedijk architecten, Rotterdam
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