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The Randstad Sights

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  • Wilhelminakade 123 Map It
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Updated 09/03/2012

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An office complex by celebrated modern architect Renzo Piano, this structure houses the head offices of KPN Telecom. Its eye-catching billboard facade glitters with 1,000-odd green lamps flashing on and off, creating images provided by the city of Rotterdam, in addition to images provided by KPN and an art academy. The facade fronting the Erasmus Bridge leans forward by 6 degrees, which is the same as the angle of the bridge's pylon. It is also said that Piano could have

been making a humorous reference to his homeland, as the Tower of Pisa leans at the same angle.

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Wilhelminakade 123, Rotterdam, 3072 AP, Netherlands

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