Office Building Wilhelminahof

C. G Dam, Kraaijvanger & Urbis
1997




Complex of buildings designed by two firms

Development of the complex was the first phase in the development of offices in the prestigious 'Kop van Zuid' area of Rotterdam, in 1996. This group of buildings has law ofices and various legal and govertnmental facilities.The tall square arch punched in the red brick wall/building provides a frame for the new tram and metro station north across the street. Maastoren is just to the east of this complex (visible in two pictures in the bottom row) while Luxor Theater is across the street to the west.

The red brick building extends for some distance southward (not visible in this picture). Law courts occupy the smaller gray structure.
 



Works Cited or Consulted:
Groenendijk, Paul and Piet Vollaard. Architecture Guide to the Netherlands 1900-2000. Rotterdam: Uitgeverij, 2006.
Groenendijk, Paul and Piet Vollaard. Architecture Guide to Rotterdam. Rotterdam: Uitgeverij, 2007.
Groenendijk, Paul and Piet Vollaard. Guide to Contemporary Architecture in the Netherlands. Rotterdam: Uitgeverij, 2004.



Buildings on this site in Kop van Zuid

De Rotterdam (OMA, Koolhaas)
Erasmus Bridge (Van Berkel & Bos)
Headquarters Holland-Amerika Lijn (J. Muller et al)
Luxor Theater (Bolles+Wilson)
Maastoren (Dam and Partners)
Montevideo (Mecanoo Architects)
New Orleans (Siza)
Office Building KPN/ Beelvédère (Piano)
Office Building Wilhelminahof (Dam et al)
Terminal Building Holland-Amerika Lijn (Brinkman, Van der Broek and Bakema)
Workshop Building Holland-Amerika Lijn/Las Palmas (Van der Broek and Bakema; Benthem Crouwel)
World Port Center (Foster)


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