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Research, Exhibition

Dissident Gardens

Research, Exhibition

04 Mar — 23 Sep 2018

With Dissident Gardens, Het Nieuwe Instituut focuses on the most current expressions of the classic struggle between nature and culture. The programme includes a multi-part installation, a related exhibition (The Human Insect) and a series of lectures and debates.


Steve Bannon: A Propaganda Retrospective

An exhibition project by Jonas Staal


20 Apr — 23 Sep 2018

Artist Jonas Staal presents the first retrospective of the films, cultural and political work of Stephen K. Bannon

Research, Exhibition


Dutch Pavilion, Biennale Architettura 2018

Research, Exhibition

26 May — 25 Nov 2018

With the title WORK, BODY, LEISURE the 2018 Dutch Pavilion addresses the spatial configurations, living conditions, and notions of the human body engendered by disruptive changes in labor ethos and conditions. The project seeks to foster new forms of creativity and responsibility within the architectural field in response to emerging technologies of automation.



Prix de Rome Architecture 2018


14 Oct 2018 — 10 Mar 2019

From 14 October onwards Het Nieuwe Instituut presents the work of the four nominees for the Prix de Rome Architecture 2018

Agency, Archive, Research, Exhibition


Agency, Archive, Research, Exhibition

12 Apr — 15 Sep 2019

In the spring of 2019 Het Nieuwe Instituut launches Neuhaus, its response to the centennial anniversary of the Bauhaus. 


Marcel Breuer’s Strap Chair (1924) on show at Sonneveld House

Prelude to the Bauhaus Centenary

06 Sep 2018 — 28 Feb 2019

From September to March 2019, the blue upholstered strap chair designed by Marcel Breuer in 1924 will be on show at Sonneveld House, Het Nieuwe Instituut’s museum house. For Het Nieuwe Instituut this forms the prelude to the institute’s own programme of Bauhaus-related activities beginning in the spring of 2019. 


Marjan van Aubel - Power Plant Workshop

Thursday Night Workshop

Thu 06 Sep 2018, 19:30 — 21:30

What if we could tackle both the world’s energy and food problems? What if we could harvest both electricity and food within one system using the power of the sun? Power Plant is the world’s first self-powering greenhouse, developed by solar designer Marjan van Aubel. In the Power Plant workshop, we will develop concepts in a short time and translate them into scale models.

Conversation, Lecture

Work, Body, Leisure

Book launch

Thu 06 Sep 2018, 19:30 — 21:00

Join the editors and contributors for the book launch of Work, Body Leisure, published in conjunction with the Dutch Pavilion at the Biennale Architettura 2018. The publication explores the spatial configurations, living conditions, and notions of the human body engendered by disruptive changes in labor, its ethos, and its conditions.


Conversation, Lecture

Seeds of Dissidence

Garden Broadcast 5

Thu 13 Sep 2018, 19:30 — 21:00

Episode five of the Garden Broadcast series looks at the inhabitation of the garden as a hospitable site for political refuge, dissent, or utopian experimentation.

Conversation, Lecture

The Vertical Atlas

Thu 20 Sep 2018, 19:30 — 21:00

The Vertical Atlas: explores ways of mapping new techno-political geographies, based on the tension between Europe's data protection against the borderless reality of cyberspace and the simultaneous datafication of the Mediterranean sea as an extended border of European sovereignty.


Jeanne van Heeswijk – Radicalizing the local

Thursday Night Workshop

Thu 20 Sep 2018, 19:30 — 21:30

What kind of local support systems can we build right here and now? In the course of the workshop, a map, a timeline and a strategy will be created, for building complex patterns and systems of change through relatively small interactions.

Conversation, Lecture

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Playgrounds Session


Thu 27 Sep 2018, 20:00 — 22:00

Playgrounds is the annual conference on design for film, animation and media in Eindhoven. During Playgrounds Session the works of leading artists and designers will be previewed. A celebration of the creative image.


Terraforming Earth Lab 3: Terrafiction

Fri 28 Sep 2018, 11:00

Lab 3: Terrafiction will focus on the narrative development of a new 21st-century society, and will lead to a small collection of written or visualized speculative short stories set in the world that is laid out by the work of the previous Labs.


Restoring Eileen Gray's Villa E-1027 and Clarifying the Controversies

Iconic Houses Lecture Tour Europe

Thu 11 Oct 2018, 19:00 — 20:30

Art historian Tim Benton will speak on the restoration of Eileen Gray's Villa E-1027 at Cap Martin on the Côte d'Azur. After years of campaigning to organise the restoration and preservation of this modernist villa, Gray's masterpiece finally opened to the public in 2015. 

Conversation, Exhibition

Habitat: Expanding Architecture

Research installation

14 Oct 2018 — 10 Mar 2019

Habitat: Expanding Architecture is a research installation which captures a key moment in the history of architecture and urban planning: the tenth CIAM conference at Dubrovnik in 1956. Here the concept 'habitat' was a central theme: a broader understanding of architecture through a new ecological approach viewing architecture less as an autonomous discipline than as part of larger, dynamic whole.


The Irritant Principle of Renewal: 100 years of Aldo & Hannie van Eyck

Conference 2018

28 Nov — 30 Nov 2018

The 2018 edition of the annual conference of the Jaap Bakema Study Centre is dedicated to Aldo and Hannie van Eyck. In honour of their achievements and as a celebration of their work, the conference aims to bring together scholars and practitioners to explore the rich legacy of their ideas and aspirations for a humanist architecture.