2022

Agency, Research, Exhibition

The Energy Show

Agency, Research, Exhibition

01 Sep 2022 — 06 Mar 2023

From 3 September 2022 to 6 March 2023, Het Nieuwe Instituut is presenting a series of projects that focus on the interaction between the sun, solar energy, people and design. 

Agency, Research, Exhibition

Have We Met? Humans and Non-Humans on Common Ground

XXIII Triennale di Milano

Agency, Research, Exhibition

15 Jul — 20 Nov 2022

Het Nieuwe Instituut presents the exhibition Have We Met? Humans and Non-Humans on Common Ground, the official Dutch contribution to the 23rd Milan Triennial, which will be on show from 15 July to 11 December 2022 in Milan. The overall theme of the triennial this year is Unknown Unknowns.

Research, Exhibition, Workshop

The World Around Summit 2022

The World Around x Het Nieuwe Instituut

Research, Exhibition, Workshop

11 Jun — 12 Jun 2022

As part of Rotterdam Architecture Month, Het Nieuwe Instituut and international architecture and design platform The World Around present A Weekend of Architecture’s Now, Near, Next. The two-day programme features In Focus: Precarity, the joint conference on design in crisis areas, on 11 June. 

Exhibition

The Podium

Exhibition

01 Jun — 17 Aug 2022

Het Nieuwe Instituut presents The Podium: a spectacular platform on institute’s roof. The striking pink installation with its imposing external staircase was designed by architects MVRDV and is an extension of the institute’s exhibition MVRDVHNI: The Living Archive of a Studio. Open from 1 June to 17 August, The Podium offers a unique opportunity to experience architecture, the city, Museum Park and the institute from a completely new perspective. See it on top of Het Nieuwe Instituut!

Archive, Research

Memory of the Designed Landscape

Archive, Research

Tue 03 May 2022

The Memory of the Designed Landscape programme provides the impetus for a future-proof perspective on the archiving of garden and landscape design. A three-year programme aims to create a broad consensus whereby the importance of a careful handling of garden and landscape design archives is anchored in policy as a public responsibility.

Research

Design Drafts

Research

Wed 13 Apr 2022

Design Drafts is a growing writing and publishing network dedicated to investigating and drafting what it means to write about design today. Through collaborations between Het Nieuwe Instituut and different magazines and publishing platforms, the series sets out to stimulate emerging forms of design writing and discourse.

Agency, Research, Workshop

The New Academy

Agency, Research, Workshop

Fri 01 Apr 2022

Rotterdam can be regarded as an archive of knowledge, of which only a fraction is made visible and utilized. There is, however, much more knowledge at hands that can contribute to a city that is better functioning for, and is more closely connected to, all its inhabitants. The New Academy is an initiative of Het Nieuwe Instituut in collaboration with Braidotti which aims to make urban transformation an inclusive process that does justice to a multifaceted city like Rotterdam.  

Archive, Research, Exhibition

The Future Through Artificial Eyes

20 Years of VPRO Tegenlicht

Archive, Research, Exhibition

20 Feb — 26 Jun 2022

Visions of the future change with technological and social developments. In this installation by researcher and designer Richard Vijgen, visitors can explore future visions from the past 20 years with the help of artificial intelligence. 

Agency, Research, Exhibition

More-than-Human

The New Garden, the Zoöp, and the Pluriverse

Agency, Research, Exhibition

Fri 04 Feb 2022

In April 2022, Het Nieuwe Instituut is celebrating spring with an inclusive, diverse and more-than-human programme. The institute becomes a nature-friendly zoöp, reopens The New Garden, and launches the exhibition In Search of the Pluriverse. Designers and architects investigate how different life forms, communities and landscapes can best energise each other, exploring wide-ranging ways they can shape equal worlds together. 

Archive, Research, Exhibition

MVRDVHNI

The Living Archive of a Studio

Archive, Research, Exhibition

06 Nov 2021 — 04 Sep 2022

MVRDVHNI: The Living Archive of a Studio explores the archive of architecture office MVRDV. Het Nieuwe Instituut displays the MVRDV archive as a living entity in an office context, rather than in a museum gallery context. As a working environment, after all, the office is the place where ideas and projects move fluidly back and forth between present, past and future.

Research, Exhibition

The Architecture of Staged Realities

Research, Exhibition

05 Sep 2021 — 27 Mar 2022

In this exhibition, on show at Het Nieuwe Instituut from September 2021, curator Saskia van Stein examines the influence of Disney’s films and thinking on today’s built environment and sense of identity.

Exhibition

Designing the Social

100  years of idiosyncratic living in the Netherlands 

Exhibition

04 Jul 2021 — 07 Jul 2024

Designing the Social  is an exhibition exploring 100 years of socially driven, idiosyncratic ideas about living together. Sometimes out of idealism, often out of pure necessity, alternative design strategies were developed in the pursuit of an equal society.

Archive, Research, Exhibition

Temporary House of Home

Archive, Research, Exhibition

04 Jul 2021 — 15 May 2022

With a multifaceted Temporary House of Home Het Nieuwe Instituut explores how our thinking about domestic interiors and design has evolved over the past decades. 

Exhibition

The New Garden

Exhibition

10 May 2015 — 31 Dec 2022

The New Garden has been part of the outdoor space of Het Nieuwe Instituut since 2015. It is used to raise current design issues. Ecological management and creating a high level of biodiversity are the starting points. In the winter of 2021, the garden was redesigned due to the restructuring of the Museum Park. In the coming years, work will be done on the ecological restoration of the garden and it will come into full bloom once more.