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HAKA building
OBJECT 2018 is held from February 9 till 11 in the characteristic HAKA building, a monument for modernity. The HAKA building can be easily reached by car, taking the ring road A20 exit 12 and Tjalklaan. Coming from the city centre follow the S114 (Westzeedijk). The underground A, B en C stop at ‘Marconiplein’, as do tram 4, 8, 21, 23 and bus 42. From here it is a few minutes’ walk. There is paid parking in front of the building. In the streets at the back parking is free, but do check carefully. There is a guarded Interparking at Bigshops, opposite of the venue. A free shuttle service from Rotterdam Festivals connects OBJECT to all the other fairs and activities in town:

Van Nelle Fabriek – Vierhavensgebied – Museumpark – Wilhelminapier v.v.

Every 20 minutes
Fri 9 FEB: 11:00 – 21:30
Sat 10 FEB: 11:00 – 19:30
Sun 11 FEB: 11:00 – 19:30

This information is subject to change. Please check for up to date information.

Address HAKA Building: Vierhavensstraat 38-42 Rotterdam

ACCESS: Due to inoperative elevators the HAKA building is difficult to access for people with reduced mobility.


The Iconic Rotterdam Euromast is this year’s design annex! The Euromast is located in the Scheepvaartkwartier district, close to the HAKA building. From here it is a 30 minute walk and a short drive.  A free shuttle service connects the HAKA building with the Euromast. From Rotterdam Central Station take tram 8 and get off at the ‘Euromast’ stop. The venue can also be reached by water taxi: take a reservation via or by phone +31 10 4030303. There is paid parking for cars, buses can park for free at the designated parking places.

TICKETS: at the Euromast location there is no OBJECT ticket office available. To get access to the design presentation at the Euromast, get your ticket at the HAKA building first!

Address Euromast: Parkhaven 20 Rotterdam