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Apartments in the market for design-led bathrooms from Laufen

Apartments in the market for design-led bathrooms from Laufen

Examples of urban living don’t come much greater than Markthall Rotterdam, an iconic new marketplace with apartments above, each of which are fitted with Laufen bathrooms.

Markthall Rotterdam -u00AE Steven Scholten, cimon.nl

The first of its kind in Europe, Markthall Rotterdam integrates living and shopping in a unique way, this hybrid between market hall and housing is designed in a distinctive horse shoe shaped arch, consisting of housing from the third to the eleventh floor.

With three, four or five bedrooms, each apartment has a unique view over Rotterdam, including the river Meuse or the Laurenskerk. All of the 102 the rental properties within the building share a common theme, with the bathrooms fitted with Laufen Pro sanitaryware.

Markthal Rotterdam, MVRDV architecten

For the project’s architects, MVRDV, Laufen Pro was the ideal choice for a design that caters for the needs of contemporary living in the Netherlands.The collection is characterised by a clean, timeless design, combining form with function to create bathroom spaces that are stylish and practical. Products chosen for the residential apartments in Markthall Rotterdam include the Pro corner basin, 60cm washbasin and Pro wall-hung WC.

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Eric Meijer, Managing Director for Laufen Netherlands, comments: “Markthall Rotterdam is an iconic project, bringing residential living right into the heart of the city.

“Laufen Pro sanitaryware is the ideal fit for the bathrooms in each of the rental apartments, maximising on space and giving designers the freedom to be creative in what is a truly urban setting.”

For details on the complete range of bathroom solutions available from Laufen visit www.uk.laufen.com or call 01530 510007.

For more information on Markthall Rotterdam visit www.markthalrotterdam.nl/en/