Little C and Depot - Ossip van Duivenbode

Little C and Depot Museum Boijmans van Beuningen awarded

The Royal Institute of Dutch Architects (BNA) has awarded Depot and Little C. During a gala in Theater Zuidplein prizes in four categories were presented. 

The battle in the category Liveability & Social Cohesion was between two projects: Spaarndammerhart in Amsterdam and Little C in Rotterdam. The jury ultimately chose Little C as the winner. Because of the way in which high-quality urban quality combines with an enormous amount of housing. The area already houses some new hotspots like Kula, Weisbard and Old Scuola.

Little C is designed by Rotterdam-based CULD. The jury says: ‘Little C fulfills with verve its bridging function between the inner city and Coolhaven, between Erasmus MC and a new residential area, between the existing and the new city’.

Nominated in the category Stimulating Environments were Floating Office Rotterdam and Depot Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, both in Rotterdam, and the renewed King Willem I College in Den Bosch. The jury quickly came to a decision: the depot building won. ‘The way in which the works of art deserve a place in a palace of mirrors in the middle of the city. Not in the depths of the cellar.”

Rotterdam-based architectural office MVRDV designed the Depot.  The jury says: ‘The design gives a new interpretation to the typology of the depot, which can inspire other museums. That is enormous merit.”

 

Share this post

Related posts

Rotterdam Architecture Month takes over Museumpark

The largest architecture festival in the Netherlands is descending on Museumpark during the whole month of June. Visitors

Read more

O. Festival

World premieres and special location performances at O. Festival for Opera. Music. Theatre.

O. Festival for Opera. Music. Theatre. is an international festival with a programme full of surprises: from international

Read more

Poke Perfect at the Oude Binnenweg

Poké Perfect brings the Haiwaiian poké bowl to Oude Binnenweg

Poké Perfect is a family-run business that was founded in 2016 and already operates 15 eateries in the

Read more

Rita Ora plays Impact Night

First Impact Night takes place in Rotterdam Ahoy

On Tuesday 4 June, Rotterdam Ahoy will host Impact Night, a brand new event that will bring thousands

Read more

Inside Rotterdam

The leading city-guide for tourists, business people, expats and locals. 150.000+ readers.

Download our free city app and start exploring!