3 March 2009
Discussion about the most recent developments concerning the house with architects: Tony Fretton (London), Jacob van Rijs (MVRDV, Rotterdam), Don Murphy (VMX, Amsterdam).
Discussion leader: Wim van den Bergh (Professor of Architecture RWTH Aachen)
4 November 2008 – 30 April 2009
'Changing Ideals: Re-thinking the House' confronted very different living concepts with each other, ranging from the Domus Cosmographica to the Mauritshuis and the television culture of the the Big Brother House.
13 – 16 July 2009
In this workshop by Alexander van Slobbe, 21 studenten (ABK Maastricht and Design Academy Eindhoven) designed a wedding dress without the use of a sewing machine.
22 May – 23 August 2009
More attention for the still unknown potential of product design. That is what curator Alexander van Slobbe wanted to achieve with the project 'NL = Nieuwe Luxe'.
6 – 16 November 2009
‘Cassette a forma di casa’ presents 20 wooden architectural models, sketches and photos of De Lucchi, providing insight into a more autonomous artistic ambition of the designer.
28 November 2009
In November 2009, Maastricht hosted The Great Indoors, biennial international design competition. Awards were handed out, and a special design route presented the results of The Great Indoors Workshops.
27 – 29 November 2009
In November 2009, Maastricht hosted the second edition of The Great Indoors, a biennial international design event in the field of interior design. Besides a workshop and lecture program, an international professional jury granted five awards to excellent designs in five categories.
27 – 29 November 2009
Also during The Great Indoors 2009, workshops were organized for students from academies in Maastricht, Eindhoven, Aachen and Genk. Participants were challenged to design an interior addressing the theme 'Changing Ideals' .
12 September 2009 – 10 January 2010
'Rien ne va Plus' (Architecture in times of crisis) and'Reading Europe' (A collection of ideas on architecture and design) Result of a cooperation with magazine A10 for research into the possible assignment of architecture.
19 December 2009 – 19 February 2010
Under the title ‘Changing Ideals 2: The Sequel, NAiM / Bureau Europa presents current social developments in architecture and design.