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A city without trees is hard to imagine. Trees make the city more beautiful and the air cleaner, but they are also a popular object of study, especially in times of climate change. Tree expert and green connoisseur Huib Sneep understands the ‘body language’ of trees, and has organised a tree walk through the Museumpark.

12:00 – 16:00
Outherdeck Het Nieuwe Instituut

Alongside the creative lifestyle market Swan Market in the Museumpark, Het Nieuwe Instituut presents the Material Market on Sunday, 27 July. In the context of the exhibition WOOD, the market offers a variety of products of or about wood


Mash Up Material Night explores the limits of wood. Wood is now discovered as the only truly carbon-neutral building material, but is it also the material of the future? Current experiments with wood are leading to innovative and controversial applications. Designers Marjan van Aubel, Lex Pott and Chris Kabel will be telling you about their own experiments with and experiences of this versatile material.

WOOD - The Cyclical Nature of Materials, Sites and Ideas
Dan Handel
Koehorst in 't Veld
Koehorst in 't Veld (print)

This project is part of the programme track Things and Materials and the folder Series on Materials.

Wood. The cyclical nature of materials, sites and ideas is the first part of a series on materials - including plastic and porcelain - and their economic, cultural and social significance.