Nieuwe Instituut

Nieuwe Instituut is The Netherlands national museum for architecture, design and digital culture. It is located in Rotterdam and is the first Zoöp in the world. Nieuwe Instituut became a Zoöp on 22 April (Earth Day) 2022.

Nieuwe Instituut focuses on major developments in society, such as the housing shortage, the climate crisis, and the emergence of artificial intelligence. Designers, including architects and digital creatives, make an important contribution to these developments. Nieuwe Instituut shows the work of designers, brings people together, and collects, develops and shares knowledge.