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75 years of reconstruction architecture in Rotterdam #2: outside the city center
Outside the city center too, there is a lot of post-war reconstruction architecture in Rotterdam.
After edition #1 Inside the city center, this edition offers a generous selection of post-war reconstruction architecture of the period 1940-1970 outside the so-called 'Fire-border'.
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Activities Rotterdam Celebrates the City

75 years of post-war Reconstruction Rotterdam
Rotterdam Celebrates the City, that’s the title of the manifestation celebrating 75 years of post-war reconstruction. The reconstruction officially started on the 18th of May 1940, four days after the German bombing of the city centre, when city architect Witteveen was assigned the design commission for a new city centre.
On architectureguide.nl we collected the architecture of the reconstruction period (1940-1970) that were build within the ‘fireline’.
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Activities Rotterdam Celebrates the City
Activities Month of Architecture in June (only in Dutch)

New! Rotterdam Architecture City
Now available: the new Rotterdam architecture guide ‘Rotterdam Architecture City’. Compiled by the makers of architectureguide.nl and with new photograps by Ossip van Duivenbode, this compact and up-to-date architecture guide to Rotterdam presents the 100 highlights of the Netherlands’ number one city of architecture. Besides that it offers information on parks in the city, art in public space, city history, shopping, entertainment and dining out and many need-to-know architecture trivia. All in all more than just an architecture guide, but an essential companion on your architecture trip to Rotterdam Architecture City.
The book is available in English and in Dutch and can be ordered online here.