Next City Living Lab: The Nurturing House

In this urban age, how can we be healthy and happy in our cities? And how should we nurture our cities, with clean air, water, energy, food, and more, so they can nurture us? Join us at The Nurturing House, home of the brightest ideas for a sustainable future in China and elsewhere, for answers. Situated in Dashilar hutong, in a large former factory, The Nurturing House welcomes all who seek to create a better future together. Be part of the conversation, connect to creative and innovative companies, and meet key people in sustainable urbanism from the Netherlands and China. In an exciting and immersive environment, The Nurturing House tells stories, shows beautiful objects, and presents amazing solutions. Its specially designed café has Wi-Fi, lovely food, great coffee and tea. 

Organizer: ROAM foundation, Powerhouse Company, The Pin Projects, with support from the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Participants: AIM; Beijing University of Technology; Boon Edam; China Building Center; Dashilar Platform; Delft University of Technology; Droog Design; DSM; Studio EVADELAAT x Carola Design; Kuiper Compagnons; LAVA; MARS Architects; MLA+; MORE Architecture; MVRDV; NEXT Architects; Niek Roozen bv.; NL Architects; OMA; Pauline Van Dongen; Play and Learn with Miffy; Powerhouse Company; Space & Matter; Studio Henny van Nistelrooy; Sue Zhou Does Food; Towards 2050; Tsinghua University; Ubi Gallery; UN Studio; UNIform & U.D.L.R; VenhoevenCS; West8
Curator: Christine de Baan
Designers: Powerhouse Company, LAVA Beijing, Studio Henny van Nistelrooy
Date: 9.23-10.31
Address: No.21 Sanjing Hutong, Xicheng District