Dutch design: Cube-houses

Living in a cube

Ever imagined how it would be to live in a cube house? Be amazed by a house without any straight wall. The tilted cube houses in Rotterdam are world famous and are designed by Dutch architect Piet Blom.

The cubes are apartments, but there is one cube open for visitors. This show-cube gives a good impression of how one can live in such a squared house. If you want to buy a cube house, below is a typical advertisement from the estate agent:

For Sale: Cube house

Visit the Cube house in Rotterdam Blaak
The Blaakse Bos neighbourhood with the cube houses in downtown Rotterdam
For Sale: Unique 4 room cube house in the 'Blaakse Bos'. Centrally located in the city of Rotterdam. The cube house is on walking distance from Blaak railway station, the Old Harbor and the downtown shopping center.

Cube house floorplan:

Ground floor: Entrance, hall with wardrobe. Bike shed (via outside).

First floor: Bright living room with luxury open kitchen with various appliances, toilet, staircase to the sleeping room with original stairwell of designer Piet Blom.

Second floor: Overflow and storage room, bathroom with washbasin furniture and walk in shower or bath, spacious master bedroom with large walk in closet, smaller second bedroom.

Third floor: Romantic top room with a view. The top room can be used as bedroom, for hobby or relaxing. Not suitable for tall people.

Remarks: Copyhold. The tax is around € 88,00 a month (2014).
The cube house is a future Municipal Monument.
Heating and hot water is managed by district heating.
Total surface approximately 100 m².
Volume approximately 400 m³.

Cube house interior
Inside the Cube house: Kitchen (left). Master bedroom (right).

Dutch design: Cube-houses Photo Gallery

View from the master bedroom in the Rotterdam Cube house
View from the master bedroom in the Rotterdam Cube house
Cube house
Cube house
Living room
Living room

Sleeping in a Cube House?

Tip: Staying the night in Rotterdam? How about sleeping in a real Cube-House? And if you are looking for a better rate, try the Stayokay.

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Adress and visitor information

Dutch design: Cube-houses

Address: Overblaak 70
Postal code and city: 3011 MH  Rotterdam
Province: Zuid-Holland
Phone: 010-4142285
Email: info@kijkkubus.nl
Web: kubuswoning.nl
Additional information: Please check opening times & admission charges before visiting.

Let op: The location on the map is an indication. It is not always the entrance, parking lot or best route



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