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Exhibitions, debates, rooftop parties, excursions and sleepovers at an architects' place: in June Rotterdam is all about architecture. With a fully loaded programme, there's not just fun activities for architects, but for everyone else as well!


Rotterdamse Dakendagen

Fri 1 until Sun 3 June Various rooftops

Experience Rotterdam from up high. Unfamiliar and private rooftops in the city can be experienced from a different perspective. Have a Friday evening drink, visit concerts, silent dico parties, rooftop bars, silent cinema or sports activities.

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Silent disco on the rooftop

Dag van de Architectuur

Sat 16 until Sun 17 June Various locations

Explore remarkable and influencial buildings which aren't normally accessible to the public. Through tours and walks you will learn new stories at familiar locations.

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Architecture in Rotterdam

Verborgen Tuinen

Sat 9 until Sun 10 June Various gardens

Discover the hidden gardens of Rotterdam! The owners of over 90 gardens scattered around the city welcome you into their private oases.

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View of garden

Last activities

Wake up in Architecture – 1 till 30 June
During the Rotterdam Architecture Month, top architects and talents from the city open their doors to you. Get matched up and discover at which impressive home you will be spending the night. Breakfast is included.

Thursday Night Live! – 1 June & 29 June 19.30 – 21.30 u
Two talk shows at Het Nieuwe Instituut about architecture and spatial design. More info.

Stations as urban centralities – 29 juni, 20.00 – 22.00 u
A lecture and discussion about the development and influence of station areas. With examples from Zürich and Rotterdam. The lecture takes place at OMI (Schiekade 205). More info.

Train and the City
Expo by design agency KCAP at OMI. More info.

The Architecture of Appropriation
Exhibition about the influence of squats in the city at Het Nieuwe Instituut. More info.

Blueprint: whose urban appropriation is this?
A multidisciplinary exhibition at TENT, exploring the relationship between architecture and present-day street culture. The exhibition’s paintings, installations, videos, lectures, discussions, performances, and music provide a contemporary perspective on what urban appropriation means for urban arts and culture. More info.