Competition: Dezeen has teamed up with publishers Nai010 to offer you five readers the possibility to win a copy of a guide that presents one hundred uncommon buildings in Rotterdam.

Rotterdam Centraal Station by Team CSRotterdam Centraal Station by Group CS

Showcasing the two historical and contemporary architecture in the spot, the Rotterdam Architecture City guide was made as a “compact and up-to-date architecture guide that enriches the visitor’s knowledge”.

Markthal Rotterdam by MVRDVMarkthal Rotterdam by MVRDV

The Dutch city is residence to a increasing amount of inventive structures, which includes MVRDV’s Markthal – a curved residential complicated that arches forty metres higher over a marketplace. Find out far more about the project in our interview with architect Winy Maas.

Related story: MVRDV’s Markthal Rotterdam photographed by Hufton + Crow

Also highlighted within the book is the city’s Centraal Station, which was renovated in 2014 and now attributes an angular metal-clad canopy at the entrance, and OMA’s colossal De Rotterdam skyscraper – view architect Rem Koolhaas describe the project in our exclusive interview.

De Rotterdam tower by OMADe Rotterdam tower by OMA

OMA’s 1992 Kunsthal artwork gallery, which was upgraded by the firm soon after a robbery in 2012, is included with other city’s and the 1931 Van Nelle Factory developed by architect Leendert van der Vlugta in the International Fashion – now a Globe Heritage Web site.

Hofbogen viaduct Hofbogen viaduct

Each and every building, backyard and park featured inside of the publication is marked on a comprehensive map of the city, along with a record of art in public spaces.

Rotterdam Architecture City book cover Rotterdam Architecture City guide cover



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