pop-up exhibition: Building for Biodiversity

Thursday 20 September 2018, 19:00 - 21:00 hrs.
Het Nieuwe Instituut
Museumpark 25

Students and alumni of the Amsterdam Academy of Architecture show nature-inclusive projects of architecture, urban design and landscape architecture. on the scales XL, L, M and S. These are new and inspiring visions on the feasibility and benefits of the biodiverse city.

Parallel to the presentation of nextcity.nl at the current Biennale di Venezia, Het Nieuwe Instituut presents the exhibition ‘Building for Biodiversity’in the context of the exhibition Dissident Gardens.

On Thursday evening, September 20, Mathias Lehner, architect and research director of nextcity.nl, goes in discussion with experts and public about the urgency of the theme biodiversity as a necessity for the “Quality of Life” in the future city.

He interviews Frank Bruggeman (the designer of the exhibition Dissident Gardens and the artist of the new garden of the HNI), Maike van Stiphout (landscape architect and research director of nextcity.nl) and André de Baerdemaeker (bureau Stadsnatuur).

19:00 uur visit exhibition
19:30 uur discussion
20:15 uur drinks for nature-inclusive networkers
21:00 uur closing time HNI

The exhibition can be visited until 23 September. More information: