Blaak16 is so ideally located that accessibility is never a problem. Connections with the city and surrounding areas are easily made via all modes of public transport as well as by car, by bike or on foot. The building is barely 10 minutes’ drive from the Rotterdam ring, which makes it really easy to reach by car from other cities. And with Blaak Train Station directly opposite the building, both local and intercity trains are another very convenient option.
Blaak is a through road with freely flowing traffic, which means Blaak16 easily accessible by car. A garage beneath the building provides parking exclusively for its users. A number of other public car parks are also available close by, most of which are under cover.
Blaak Station provides access to all (inter)national rail routes and is a stop for Intercity trains. Via an easy connection at Rotterdam Central Station, Amsterdam Schiphol Airport can be reached within 35 minutes and there are also excellent connections with international trains to Germany, Belgium, France and the UK. Direct busses to Rotterdam/The Hague Airport also depart from Rotterdam Central Station.
Tram / metro / bus
Rotterdam’s tram, bus and metro network is also easily accessible via Blaak Station. Various stops located here provide good access to all parts of the city.
Recent decades have seen a great deal of renovation and renewal that has transformed the centre of Rotterdam into a modern, metropolitan area. History has made way for a focussed vision of the future, making this area distinctly unique in the Netherlands.
Today’s Rotterdam city centre is a vibrant mix of business professionalism, culture, relaxation and day-to-day life. With space for experimentation, innovation, an inspiring choice of art and cuisine from all corners of the world. It’s a place where people enjoy both living and working.
This characterful mix of courage, vision and determination is hugely attractive to businesses, organisations and residents. It provides all that’s needed to face and shape the future with confidence and conviction. Exactly what architecture should be about.
Which other city chooses to build a bustling indoor market right in its centre? So everybody can experience a surprising combination of architecture, food, shopping, working and living.