The Red Apple, Rotterdam

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The Red Apple is a 40-storey, 124m residential skyscraper on Wijnhaven Island in Rotterdam, Netherlands, designed by KCAP Architects & Planners and Jan des Bouvrie. The building was topped out in 2008, completed in 2009, and features 121 units, and a 338-space multi-storey car park. It is the eighth tallest building in Rotterdam. The Kopblok is a 53m building that has an additional 79 apartment units and offices. The ground floor is designed for shops and restaurants. The entire complex has an open fiber network.
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  • August 8, 2017
    Don't ask why this building is called 'The Red Apple', because it does not resemble an apple at all, but yes, it does have red features. The design is by a Dutch interior decorator (Jan des Bouvrie), ...  more »
  • August 3, 2017
    This impressive modern building is situated next to Blaak and nearby the Ibis Hotel. If you go to Blaak and the markthal, make sure to detour over there, it's a nice peaceful walk on the little canals...  more »
  • July 6, 2017
    This skyscraper was just near my hotel. It's special because of the red color. You see it from different places in the city. Very convenient to find my hotel back.  more »

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