Rotterdam Market Hall

by | 31. Jul 2012

Commercial | Feature | Mixed use | Residential

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The Market Hall, a sustainable combination of food, leisure, living and parking, will be realized as a new urban typology at the place where Rotterdam was founded, near the historic Laurens church.

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Fully integrated to enhance and use the synergetic possibilities of the different functions, an arch of 228 apartments will create a large hall which houses 100 market stalls, shops and restaurants, 1,200 parking spaces and an underground super market.

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The apartments will all have a balcony on the outside and a window to the inside of the market. Insulation will prevent any unwanted effects.

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The 40 meter tall and wide opening of the front and back will be covered with a flexible suspended glass facade, allowing for maximum transparency and a minimum of structure. The interior of the arch will display market produce.

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The project is part of the current regeneration of Rotterdam’s post war center.

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INFORMATION

CITYRotterdam
COUNTRYThe Netherlands

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