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Local nameKijk Kubus
LocationRotterdam, Netherlands

Cube houses are a set of innovative houses built in Rotterdam and Helmond in the Netherlands, designed by architect Piet Blom and based on the concept of "living as an urban roof": high density housing with sufficient space on the ground level, since its main purpose is to optimise the space inside. Blom tilted the cube of a conventional house 45 degrees, and rested it upon a hexagon-shaped pylon. His design represents a village within a city, where each house represents a tree, and all the houses together, a forest. The central idea of the cube houses around the world is mainly optimizing the space, as a house, to a better distribution of the rooms inside.

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Private Rotterdam Walking Tour Including Cube House Entrance from 55 USD

Opening hours

Daily: 10 am - 6 pm

Admission

Adults: €3
Seniors (65+), Students: € 2
Children (up to 12): €1.50

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cube_house

Official website http://www.kubuswoning.nl/

Email info@kijkkubus.nl

Phone +31 10 4142285

Address Overblaak 70, Rotterdam 3011MH, Netherlands

Coordinates 51°55'13.174" N 4°29'25.193" E

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