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Het Nieuwe Instituut  

Het Nieuwe Instituut is the Dutch national institute for architecture, design and digital culture. Located in the architecture city of Rotterdam, in Museum Park, Het Nieuwe Instituut has various exhibition spaces, a museum shop, a museum café, a study space and library, an auditorium, educational spaces and a garden. It holds one of the largest architecture collections in the world. 


International, Rotterdam-based architecture office MVRDV offers contemporary solutions for architecture, urban design and landscape architecture in every region of the world. MVRDV – founded in 1993 by Winy Maas, Jacob van Rijs and Nathalie de Vries – works in a multidisciplinary way and applies as many innovative and sustainable technologies as possible, resulting in distinctive and innovative projects. 

Rotterdam Architecture Month

Rotterdam Architecture Month (RA Month) takes place every year in June. Each year, an appropriate new location is chosen as the Festival Heart. This is the place where the power of architecture and design is showcased, along with its ability to innovate around urgent social issues. RA Month highlights the meaning of design and design power in a changing city and stimulates encounters and the exchange of knowledge between visitors, education and the design sector. More than 80 partners have already joined RA Month.