Hoftoren

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Hoftoren
Hoftoren 1.jpg
Alternative names De Vulpen
General information
Status Complete
Type Government offices
Architectural style Modernism
Location Rijnstraat 50
The Hague, Netherlands
Coordinates 52°04′50″N 4°19′18″E / 52.0805°N 4.3217°E / 52.0805; 4.3217Coordinates: 52°04′50″N 4°19′18″E / 52.0805°N 4.3217°E / 52.0805; 4.3217
Completed 1999 - 2003
Height
Roof 141.86 m (465.4 ft)
Top floor 107 m (351 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 30
2 below ground
Floor area 48,000 m2 (520,000 sq ft)
Design and construction
Architect Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
Structural engineer Deerns Raadgevende Ingenieurs
Scheldebouw
Main contractor Ministerie van Onderwijs, Cultuur en Wetenschap
References
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The Hoftoren (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɦɔftʊːrə], Court Tower), nicknamed De Vulpen (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈvʏlpɛn], The Fountain Pen) is a 29-storey, 141.86 m (465.4 ft) high building in the The Hague, Netherlands. It is the third tallest building in the city, and the eighth tallest in the country. The Hoftoren was designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF) in New York City, and built by Heijmans Bouw BV, and is home to the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science of the Netherlands.

Hoftoren and Castalia building 
Skyline The Hague 
Hoftoren (centre) seen from Plein square 

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