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 ...

  • Municipality of Rotterdam, Müllerpier CV (AM and Blauwhoed)
  • 1998 - 2003
  • Completed
  • 6 ha Masterplan with 13 residential blocks, 575 residential units, 67.000 m2 GFA for commercial and non-commercial functions, restaurants, children's daycare and housing with care facilities
  • Architecture
  • Urban Design
  • Municipality of Rotterdam, dS+V
  • EGM Architects, Dordrecht
  • De Architecten Cie, Amsterdam
  • Neutelings Riedijk architecten, Rotterdam