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City of Rotterdam: interactive model

Maquette Rotterdam

Drainage in Rotterdam

Nowadays, it rains more frequently and harder. The sewer systems are no longer able to cope with the quantity, resulting in localised flooding. Fortunately, innovative solutions have been found to deal with the problem. The City of Rotterdam therefore wants to use a model to explain how waste water and excess rainwater are drained away.


Studio Louter is developing an interactive model for the City of Rotterdam that shows a cross-section of the sky, house and sewer system. The model explains how the water is drained in the port city and shows how the inhabitants of Rotterdam can contribute to improving drainage in their own city.


Interactive model