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Montevideo Rotterdam, Netherlands

Rotterdam Tower Development design by Mecanoo architecten, Holland

4 Dec 2007

Location: Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Design: Mecanoo architecten

Montevideo Rotterdam, Mecanoo Tower


Highest tower in the Netherlands at 152,317 m with total floor area of 57,530 m² of which 36,867 m² apartments, 905 m² pool, fitness and service space, 6,129 m² offices, 1,608 m² retail and a parking garage of 8,413 m²

Design: 1999-2003

Execution: 2003-05

Montevideo Building Rotterdam

Montevideo is a 43-storey, 139.5 m (458 ft) residential skyscraper on the river Nieuwe Maas in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The Montevideo logo on the roof is an 8 by 8 m (26 by 26 ft) letter “M” which brings the tower’s total height to 152.3 m (500 ft).

The logo is also designed to be a giant wind vane. Designed by the Mecanoo architecture firm, the tower was opened in December 2005, featuring 192 apartment units, 6,050 m2 (65,122 sq ft) of office space, and 1,933 m2 (20,807 sq ft) of retail space. The building is named after the Uruguay capital city, Montevideo.

Architecture Awards:

– International Highrise Award 2006: commendation award

– Dedallo Minosse Prize

– 2005 Emporis Skyscraper Award: third place

Montevideo Rotterdam images / information from Mecanoo architecten


Location: Montevideo, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, western Europe

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