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31 May 2023

Nieuwe Instituut presents Out of Joint, the Dutch Pavilion for the London Design Biennale 

Alongside its role as the Artistic Director for the 2023 London Design Biennale, the Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam pres...

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17 May 2023

The Dutch Pavilion presents Plumbing the System at this year’s Venice Architecture Biennale

The pavilion, commissioned by the Nieuwe Instituut, will transform into a testing ground that explores alternative syste...

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18 April 2023

Nieuwe Instituut commissions Dutch Pavilion for the London Design Biennale

Nieuwe Instituut is commissioning the Dutch Pavilion at the London Design Biennale, which takes place from 1 to 25 June ...

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11 April 2023

Dutch pavilion at the 18th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia

Nieuwe Instituut has appointed Jan Jongert/Superuse Studios from Rotterdam as curator of the Dutch pavilion at the 18th ...

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14 March 2023

Nieuwe Instituut celebrates 30 years of Droog Design in Milan and Rotterdam

From 2 May 2023, the Nieuwe Instituut celebrates the 30th anniversary of Droog, the innovative and rebellious Dutch desi...

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28 February 2023

Water Cities Rotterdam. By Kunlé Adeyemi: Floating pavilions on the ponds of the Nieuwe Instituut

Following the success of The Podium in 2022, the Nieuwe Instituut again presents a real eye-catcher for the coming summe...

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31 January 2023

Workwear: A Different Kind of Fashion Exhibition at the Nieuwe Instituut

From 26 March 2023, Rotterdam’s Nieuwe Instituut pays tribute to functional fashion with the Workwear exhibition. Origin...

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11 October 2022

Archives at Risk - On the power and vulnerability of Dutch design heritage

For Dutch Design Week (22 to 30 October), Network Archives Design and Digital Culture (NADD), a consortium of 40 Dutch i...

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15 September 2022

The Energy Show - Sun, Solar and Human Power now open

With Europe amid an energy crisis, Het Nieuwe Instituut and The Solar Biennale make a timely investigation into solar de...

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13 July 2022

The Dutch Pavilion wins the Golden Bee Award at the XXIII Triennale di Milano

The Dutch Pavilion has won the Golden Bee Award at the XXIII Triennale di Milano. The pavilion has been commissioned by ...

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2 June 2022

Het Nieuwe Instituut, MVRDV and Rotterdam Architecture Month present The Podium

In recent weeks, Rotterdam has seen a bright pink city stage become a reality on the roof of Het Nieuwe Instituut.

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21 April 2022

Het Nieuwe Instituut becomes the world’s first Zoöp – a revolutionary organisational model in which people work together with all other forms of life

On international Earth Day, Friday 22 April, Het Nieuwe Instituut will become the world's first Zoöperative: a unique fo...

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