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.

The Curious Cubic Houses Of Rotterdam

Kubuswoningen, or Cube Houses, are a set of innovative houses designed by architect Piet Blom in 1984 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. There are 38 small cubes and two so called 'super-cubes', all attached to each other. Photo by Andrea de Poda

Rotterdam's prototype floating city project will be moored to the waterfront through 2015. Image by William Veerbeek/Flickr.

Rotterdam's prototype floating city project will be moored to the waterfront through Image by William Veerbeek.

De Rotterdam Building, Rem Koolhaas

OMA projeta maior edifício da Holanda, com 160 mil m²

Koolhaas said one day "kill the skyscrapers" This is another example of OMA of a murder of a skyscraper from a horizontal cutting. De Rotterdam by Oma.


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