Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA), De Rotterdam; overview showing the contrast between the old warehouses and the building. Image and original data provided by Art on File; artonfile.com

Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA), De Rotterdam; overview showing the contrast between the old warehouses and the building. Image and original data provided by Art on File; artonfile.com

Artstor and ART on FILE have released approximately 1,600 new direct-digital capture photographs of architecture, built environment projects, and landscape architecture in Rotterdam, the Netherlands’ architectural capital, in the Digital Library. The second-largest city in the country, Rotterdam offers an impressive overview of modern architecture from the last 100 years.

Sites and locations documented include Arts Center Katenbrecht, Beurs World Trade Center, Cube Houses, Van Nelle Factory, Library de Boekenberg, Erasmus Medical Center, The Rotterdam Tramway Network (Rotterdams Tramnet), Rotterdam Centraal Station, Scheepvaart en Transport College, Schiecentrale/RTV Rijnmond, The New Institute (NAI), Waternet Rotterdam, Wilhelminaplein Subway Station , World Port Center, and more.

These new photographs bring a total of more than 22,300 images by ART on FILE already in the Digital Library. Chartier and Wilkinson have contributed selections from ART on FILE’s extensive archive of slides and transparencies, which documents contemporary architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, and public art around the world.

Artstor has also sponsored other campaigns for ART on FILE to create new digital photographs of contemporary architecture in the United States, Mexico, Europe, United Arab Emirates, Shanghai, and South America.

For more detailed information about this collection, visit the Contemporary Architecture, Urban Design, and Public Art (ART on FILE Collection) page.

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