By Piet Blom, 1970s, Netherlands. The Cubic Houses are a curious wonder located in Rotterdam. Blom was asked by Rotterdam town planners to solve the dilemma of building houses on top of a pedestrian bridge, and having built similar houses earlier in another town, Blom chose to repeat the design in Rotterdam.
Markthal Rotterdam, Watere-stad, Rotterdam, South Holland_ Netherlands | The Market Hall is a sustainable combination of food, leisure, living and parking, fully integrated to celebrate and enhance the synergetic possibilities of the different functions. During the day it serves as central market hall, after hours the hall becomes an enormous, covered, well lit public space.
Netherlands Cubic Houses in Rotterdam. Architect Piet Blom turned a parallelepiped an angle of 45 degrees and put a hexagonal pylon at an angle along with it. The houses have three floors. The entrance is on the ground floor, a guest room with a kitchen is on the second floor and two bedrooms and a bathroom are on the third floor. A small garden is sometimes placed on the upper floor.