6 April – 25 June 2017
On 6 April, Alderman Mieke Damsma opens the exhibition 'Intensive Care: Architecture and Design in Healthcare' at Bureau Europe, platform for architecture and design. This exhibition, about care, spatial design and design, examines the care challenges of the 21st century from different perspectives and design disciplines.
19 January 2017
The construction of the staircase on the Luikerweg is a significant milestone in the transformation of the ENCI quarry. After nearly a hundred years, in 2017, the quarry will again be accessible to the public.
5 November 2016 – 22 January 2017
Water is both a curse and a blessing. We are dependent on it: we must drink it, it is essential for farming, and we love it for recreation. Maas Paradox is an exhibition in which designers, artists, and residents consider the impact of climate change on the lives of people in the Meuse region.
22 January 2017
On Sunday 22 January, Han Dijk, co-curator of Maas Paradox, gives a guided tour of the Maas Paradox exhibition. Han is the founder and director of POSAD, an urban-planning design office for spatial planning and strategy.
5 January – 10 February 2017
Bureau Europa is looking for someone (M/F) with organisational experience and ambition in the cultural sector. As project manager, you are responsible for lectures, debates, and other presentation activities at Bureau Europa.
22 February 2017
On Wednesday 22 February a new series of talks, ‘The State of Europe’, starts at Bureau Europa. Stephan Petermann from OMA/AMO and David Mulder from XML Architecture Research Urbanism both give a presentation on the ways in which they ‘build’ on the ‘State of Europe’. Both agencies have been conducting long-term research into the European Union’s meaning, identity, and various modes of representation
12 March 2017
Made in collaboration with Noto graphic design studio, 'Meet the Maker' takes place at Bureau Europa on Sunday 12 March 2017. During 'Meet the Author' we offer Euroregional talents the opportunity to showcase their work and engage in dialogue. The aim is to enable sustainable cooperation and networking.
11 – 13 March 2017
From 10 to 19 March, Bureau Europa, platform architecture and design, transforms into the TEFAF Pop-Up Hotel, for which we have developed a special programme, working in collaboration with The Student Hotel – our new neighbours – and designer Emmy Polkamp.
28 March 2017
On March 28 Prof. dr. Mathieu Segers will give the second lecture in The State of Europe series in which we examine the condition of a continent.
Debate & Theatre
29 March 2017
'Club Romance' is part of the programme of 'Tasso & Jeanne d’Arc', a theatrical performance by the Nationale Toneel. This performance is presented on 29 March at the Parkstad Limburg Theater in Heerlen.
7 – 8 April 2017
Op vrijdag 7 april vindt de Museumnacht Maastricht plaats. Tijdens deze tweede editie openen maar liefst 13 culturele instellingen openen hun deuren tot 1 uur ’s nachts! Naast de vaste, lopende tentoonstellingen presenteert elke instelling een speciaal programma vol performances, workshops, artist talks, exclusieve rondleidingen, previews, drinks & beats.
13 April 2017
In his lecture, ‘The Secret of Palladio’, Bernard Hulsman, architecture editor for the NRC Handelsblad newspaper, explores the role imitation played in the work of Italian Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio (1508–1580). Referring to buildings in England, the United States, Germany, the Netherlands, and Russia, Hulsman demonstrates Palladio’s considerable influence on architecture.
19 April 2017
Frank Kolkman offers some speculative alternatives to the hierarchical superiority that, financially, the pharmaceutical industry is currently allocated. His respondent is Marijke Linthorst, formerly a Senate member and editor of the Wiardi Beckman Foundation’s S&D magazine.