Rotterdam has a good reputation in the field of architecture for a long time now. A large number of the architectural masterpieces from this city have monumental status. The history of Rotterdam as a high-rise city begins with the construction of Het Witte Huis in 1898. In the 1920s, the housing projects De Kiefhoek by J.J.P. Oud and the Justus van Effenblok in Spangen by Michiel Brinkman were highly praised internationally. In the 1920s and 1930s, Rotterdam became the cradle of Het Nieuwe Bouwen, with the Van Nelle factory of Brinkman and van der Vlugt as the absolute highlight. The Sonneveld House has been designed by the same architects. The first four monuments from Rotterdam have been included in the Top 100 list of Dutch monuments drawn up by the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands.
Join us the 19th of November on this first ArchitecTOUR of the year to learn more about these and other historic monumental architecture projects! Moreover, we will be visiting two architecture firms: The Nijl architects and Broekbakema architects.
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