Project Rotterdam, The Netherlands

New Orleans Tower

Highest residential tower in the Netherlands

Sector: Buildings

Still the highest residential tower in the Netherlands, New Orleans, also known as the ‘Dame aan de kade’ (the Lady at the quayside), was handed over by BESIX in October 2010. This building, constructed by BESIX, includes 234 flats, a multifunctional centre, 5 cinemas, a theatre, a swimming pool and an exhibition hall. It is 158 m high and has 56,086 m2 floorspace.

Project details

Project name

New Orleans Tower

Area(s) of expertise

Residential, High Rise

Contract type



Rotterdam, The Netherlands


BESIX Nederland


Vesteda Projects B.V.

Building Period

2007 - 2010


Alvaro Siza Architects

Total value

€ 52.4 million

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