Van Nelle Factory
Van Nelle Factory
Exposure: 1/320 sec
Aperture: f 4
Focal: 7.1875 mm ISO
Canon PowerShot G6
15-02-2011
The former Van Nelle Factory (Dutch: Van Nellefabriek) on the Schie river in Rotterdam, is one of the most important historic industrial buildings in the Netherlands. It is a former factory currently used as an office complex for design and media firms. The building was designed by architects Johannes Brinkman and Leendert van der Vlugt and built between 1925 and 1931. It is an example of Nieuwe Bouwen, modern architecture in the Netherlands. It was commissioned by the then-director of the Van Nelle company, Cees van der Leeuw. The Van Nelle company was a major producer of tobacco products, coffee and tea.

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