Cubic Houses – Rotterdam

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The Yellow Cubic Houses are a curious and magnificent architectural wonder located in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

The Cube Houses were designed asymmetrically to resemble an abstract forest, each triangular roof representing a treetop

The Cube houses are located on Overblaak, right above the Blaak metro station. There are 38 small cubes and two so called super-cubes, all attached to each other.

Structurally, the cubeswere designed to sit at 45°atoptilted on a hexagonal pole. They are made up of concrete floors, concrete pillars and wooden framing. Inside, the houses are divided into three levels accessed via a narrow staircase. The lower level is a triangular area used as the living room. The middle level houses the sleeping and bathing area, and the highest level is a spare area used either as a second bedroom or another living area.The Cube Houses have concrete walls and pillars, and a wooden frame, and each…

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