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a short walk through Rotterdam

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  1. 1. LIFEBOOK4Life – Accept no boundariesNever stop running<br />Follow me on a businesstripthroughRotterdam, The NetherlandswithmyLifebook P771<br />1<br />Copyright 2011 FUJITSU<br />
  2. 2. Introduction<br />About me:<br />I am 58 years old and was born and raised in Rotterdam. After 6 years in architecture, I am working for the City of Rotterdam for 32 years now. So Rotterdam is really a part of my life.<br />The city:<br />Rotterdam started around the 12th century and received city rights in 1340.<br />Rotterdam is the second largest city of the Netherlands with a population of around 600000.<br />Rotterdam is one of the largest sea ports of the world.<br />The city centre is quite modern, due to the 2nd world war.<br />My LIFEBOOK/STYILISTIC Q:<br />My Lifebook is a P771 a model build for mobility. The very long battery power is next to the modular bay and the screen one of the main features.<br />Battery runtime:<br />Upto12 hours<br />Copyright 2011 FUJITSU<br />2<br />
  3. 3. 3<br />(9:00): (van Nelleweg)<br />Accept noboundaries<br /><ul><li>The Van Nelle factory produced coffee, tea and tobacco. The factory is now the domain of creative firms after a complete renovation. The factory is famous because of the new concepts with lots of daylight for the factory workers.</li></ul>Copyright 2011 FUJITSU<br />3<br />
  4. 4. 4<br />(9:30): (Delfshaven)<br /><ul><li>There are not very much old buildings in Rotterdam, this is an old windmill in the part of Rotterdam called Delfshaven. Now part of Rotterdam it was once the harbour for the town of Delft.
  5. 5. The historic mill called De Distilleerketel. The mill processed malt which was used in the distilleries to produce genever, the alcoholic traditional liquor of the Netherlands.</li></ul>Copyright 2011 FUJITSU<br />4<br />
  6. 6. 5<br />(10.30): (Euromast, Parkhaven 20)<br /><ul><li>Euromast is a tower with a restaurant, spacetower and two hotel bedrooms. It shows Rotterdam from another angle.
  7. 7. The length of 185 meters makes this one of the higher buildings.
  8. 8. As the lifebook P771 has one of the longest battery runtimes</li></ul>Always beprepared<br />Copyright 2011 FUJITSU<br />5<br />
  9. 9. 6<br />(11:00): (Erasmus brug)<br />Rotterdam is devided in twopartsbytheriver Maas. <br /><ul><li>This is the latest bridge. The popular name for the bridge is „de Zwaan i.e. the Swan“. On the right of the bridge a redeveloped old part of the harbour. On the left the city centre.</li></ul>Copyright 2011 FUJITSU<br />6<br />
  10. 10. 7<br />(11:35): (Maastoren)<br />Touch the future<br /><ul><li>With 164.75 meterthis is one of thetallestbuidlings in Rotterdam. Rotterdam is proud of itshighbuildingsandskyline.</li></ul>Copyright 2011 FUJITSU<br />7<br />
  11. 11. 8<br />(11:50): (Poortgebouw)<br /><ul><li>The Poortgebouw was originally planned as one of two identical buildings separated by water and guarding the narrow entrance to a harbour, part of the original port of Rotterdam. </li></ul>Copyright 2011 FUJITSU<br />8<br />
  12. 12. 9<br /><ul><li>The Witte Huis or White House is a skyscraper and National Heritage Site in Rotterdam, Netherlands, inspired by American office buildings and built in 1898 in the Art Nouveau style. The building is 43 m (141 ft) tall, with 10 floors, and was the tallest in Europe at the time it was built. The building is listed.
  13. 13. The small photo also shows the Cube houses on the right of the white house</li></ul>(12:25): (het wittehuis)<br />Copyright 2011 FUJITSU<br />9<br />
  14. 14. 10<br />(13:00): (Cube houses)<br /><ul><li>The Cube houses by Piet Blom are near one of the oldest harbours and the white house
  15. 15. Next to living quarters (one cube is one house) the are shops and a youth hostel in there.
  16. 16. The old harbour (see photos of the white house) is now a days an entertanement area, with cafe‘s, bars, restaurants.
  17. 17. It’s a bit like the Fujitsu Lifebook series, a computer but with special features.</li></ul>Copyright 2011 FUJITSU<br />10<br />
  18. 18. 11<br />(13:30): (Hefbrug)<br /><ul><li>This is theoldrailwaybridgeovertheriver Maas. It is not in useanymore. Theyhavebuild a tunnel underthecitycentreandtheriver Maas with 4 traintracks. Thisbridge is a landmarkandprotectedbuilding. Theyarelookingfor a newfunctionforthebridge.</li></ul>Copyright 2011 FUJITSU<br />11<br />
  19. 19. 12<br />(14:00): (WillemsWerf)<br /><ul><li>One of thefirsthigherand larger modern buildings in Rotterdam.
  20. 20. The design of the Willems Werf is by Wim Quist.
  21. 21. The buildingfeatured in a film by Jackie Chan filmed in Rotterdam
  22. 22. Youcan find moreinformation on Rotterdam architecture on:
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  24. 24. Tourist information is found on:
  25. 25.</li></ul>Copyright 2011 FUJITSU<br />12<br />
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