We wanted the map to be clear and easy to survey at a glance, because let’s face it, it’s rather confusing that the H Building is not the Hatta Building and the T Building is not related to the Tinbergen Building. For this reason, ikRotterdam distinguished between buildings only referred to by a letter (drawn in yellow) and buildings that have both a name and a letter (drawn in pink). “We want first-year students to be able to find the various buildings at a glance,” says ikRotterdam’s Evalien Lang.

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A few students have been included on the map as well. “Not too many, because that would have made it too hard to provide all the necessary information,” says Marc Kolle. However, the students were included for a reason. “We included some humans to show students what can be done at those particular locations. For instance, near the tennis courts you will see people play tennis, and near the park you’ll see them enjoy a picnic,” Lang adds. Near the Smitse pub you’ll find someone who had a few too many drinks.

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Image credit: ikRotterdam

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