Rotterdam, Netherlands

Rotterdam Facts

150m+ Buildings 5 Completed
Tallest Building Maastoren (165 m)
Global Ranking #110 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #7 in Europe by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #1 in Netherlands by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building Gebouw Delftse Poort 1 (1991)
Average Building Age 11 years
Most Common Function Office, 40%
Most Common Material Concrete, 75%

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings.

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   Maastoren 2010 165 m
2   New Orleans 2010 158 m
3   Montevideo 2005 152 m
4   Gebouw Delftse Poort 1 1991 151 m
5   De Rotterdam 2013 151 m
6   Millennium Tower 2000 149 m
7   World Port Center 2001 134 m
8   First Rotterdam 2015 128 m
9   The Red Apple 2008 124 m
10   Nieuwbouw Erasmus MC 2012 120 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   Woontoren Zalmhaven - 188 m
2   Havana - 154 m
3   Cooltoren 2020 150 m
4   Baan Tower - 150 m
5   UP:town - 100 m
6   Koopgoot II - 80 m
7   Hoog aan de Maas - 78 m
8   The Muse 2018 75 m
9   Rotta Nova 1 - 73 m
10   Willem Ruys - 72 m
1   Woontoren Zalmhaven - 188 m
2   Maastoren 2010 165 m
3   New Orleans 2010 158 m
4   Havana - 154 m
5   Montevideo 2005 152 m
6   Gebouw Delftse Poort 1 1991 151 m
7   De Rotterdam 2013 151 m
8   Cooltoren 2020 150 m
9   Baan Tower - 150 m
10   Millennium Tower 2000 149 m

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CTBUH Initiatives

Tall Timber: A Global Audit
26 Jun 2017 – CTBUH Research

CTBUH Presents Plaque to Maas Tower in Rotterdam
28 May 2010 – Event Report

Global News

Video: Rem Koolhaas Explains De Rotterdam Complex
2 Dec 2013 – Dezeen has produced an exclusive interview with…

De Rotterdam Completed by OMA
22 Nov 2013 – Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) has…

Videos

Best Tall Building Europe: Three Become One: Formal Interpretations: De Rotterdam
6 Nov 2014 – Jos Melchers, MAB Development; Ellen van Loon, OMA

Monthly Video: De Rotterdam
6 Nov 2014 – Jos Melchers, MAB Development; Ellen van Loon, OMA

Interview: De Rotterdam
6 Nov 2014 – Jos Melchers, MAB Development; Ellen van Loon, OMA

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Videos Related to Rotterdam

Best Tall Building Europe: Three Become One: Formal Interpretations: De Rotterdam
6 Nov 2014 – CTBUH "13th Annual Awards"; Jos Melchers, MAB Development; Ellen van Loon, OMA
De Rotterdam is conceived as a vertical city: three interconnected mixed-use towers accommodating offices, apartments, a hotel, conference facilities, shops, restaurants…
Monthly Video: De Rotterdam
6 Nov 2014 – Monthly Video Series; Jos Melchers, MAB Development; Ellen van Loon, OMA
Thursday 6th November 2014. Chicago, IL. Jos Melchers, MAB Development, and Ellen van Loon, OMA, are interviewed by Chris Bentley regarding the Best Tall Building Europe…
Interview: De Rotterdam
6 Nov 2014 – 2014 Awards Ceremony/Symposium Interviews; Jos Melchers, MAB Development; Ellen van Loon, OMA
Jos Melchers, MAB Development, and Ellen van Loon, OMA, are interviewed by Chris Bentley regarding the Best Tall Building Europe Winner, De Rotterdam, during the 2014…
Ultra Light Weight Solutions for Sustainable Urban Densification
16 Sep 2014 – Presentation at CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference; Maurice Hermens, Royal Haskoning DHV
This presentation shows, through the realized case project “De Karel Doorman” in Rotterdam, how ultra lightweight solutions for apartments and other building types can be…

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Research Papers

Taming Tall Buildings’ “Autistic” Tendencies
Feb 2015 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue I

Frankfurt and Rotterdam: Skylines as Embodiment of a Global City
Feb 2015 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue I

Ultra Light Weight Solutions for Sustainable Urban Densification
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings

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Papers Related to Rotterdam

Taming Tall Buildings’ “Autistic” Tendencies
Feb 2015 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue I; Kees Christiaanse, KCAP Rotterdam
The CTBUH is actively expanding the “Urban Habitat” portion of its mission, which calls for tall buildings to be optimally integrated into human-scaled urban environments…
Frankfurt and Rotterdam: Skylines as Embodiment of a Global City
Feb 2015 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue I; Nebojša Čamprag, Technical University of Darmstadt
In contrast to US cities, which allowed construction of skyscrapers in central urban areas, the post-World War II development of western Europe generally involved new…
Ultra Light Weight Solutions for Sustainable Urban Densification
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings; Maurice Hermens, Michiel Visscher & John Kraus, Royal HaskoningDHV
This paper shows, through the realized case project “De Karel Doorman” in Rotterdam, how ultra lightweight solutions for apartments and other building types can be used…
Developing Rotterdam’s Skyline
May 2012 – CTBUH Journal, 2012 Issue II; Frank van der Hoeven & Steff en Nijhuis, Delft University of Technology
The planning and construction of tall buildings is often controversial, polarizing the public on architecture and urban life. In many cases the emotional discourse…
So You Want a Tall Building?
May 2011 – CTBUH Journal, 2011 Issue II; John Worthington, DEGW
Having devised tall building strategies for Rotterdam, Dublin and London, he is the kind of guy who is called in as cities start to think about adding tall buildings. As…
Usage of Cold Bent Glass Panes as an Approximation for Doublecurved Surfaces
Oct 2004 – CTBUH 2004 Seoul Conference; Karel Vollers, Delft University of Technology
The article focuses on geometric details of a 150 m high twisted tower, the built facade prototype and its general application, as well as material behavior of the glass.
High-Rise Buildings in the Netherlands: Hybrid Structures and Precast Concrete
Oct 2004 – CTBUH 2004 Seoul Conference; J.N.J.A. Vambersky
The emergence of new building materials and new construction technologies has changed the face of the building industry. Structural steel, reinforced and precast concrete…

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