Master Interior Architecture

Social and Cultural Challenges in Interior Architecture

INSIDE is a 2 year fulltime master’s course located in The Hague.

The future interior architects at the Royal Academy of Art not only focus on designing physical space but engage fully with current social and cultural issues in society. They use their position to shape the relation between the space that relates most directly to people and the world that surrounds that.


The main elements of our programme are:




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Studio INTER


Studio The New Workspace
by Studio Makkink & Bey (2017/2018) + (2018/2019)

In the first studio of 18/19 the students were invited to participate in shaping their own workspace. They designed this workspace with waste material they brought from their one-day internships at helpful, nearby The Hague companies; for instance...

Studio SPACE


Studio Goethe/AIR

By MVRDV with Aser Giménez-Ortega (2018/2019)

With her Artist-in-residence facility the Rotterdam Goethe Institute also offers German artists, theatre makers and architects a peek at the Dutch culture. Throughout the year a selection of German cultural researchers and makers stay at the Institutes guest appartment to observe the...

Studio URBAN

Studio Corrupted Space at Floating University, Berlin

By Cloud Collective and Raumlaborberlin (2017/2018)

Floating University is set up by raumlaborberlin at the site of the former Tempelhof Airport Berlin as a visionary and temporary inner city offshore laboratory for collective, experimental learning. The site is an almost forgotten place in the...

FLOWS – Research Group

Research group by Superuse Studios

Contemporary interiors increasingly depend on a complex of connecting flows
The research group ‘INSIDE flows’ investigates the specifications and behaviour of these flows to support the development of sustainable design methods.
Flows are characterised by the fact that they have a performance in time. Which...



The TRAVEL program is run by Hans Venhuizen. At INSIDE the basis of every design lies in observing, researching and analysing a situation. The best attitude for doing that is to experience a tremendous sense of liberation and, at the same time, to be very aware of all the dangers and...



THEORY PROGRAMME with Anne Hoogewoning (Tutor Theory Course) and Louise Schouwenberg (Tutor Graduation Thesis)

The Theory and Writing course aims at linking theoretical and intuitive insights of both theorists and students to practical case studies. In each semester the programme focuses on a common case study which will be worked...



In cooperation with the Interior bachelor program a series of LECTURES  is organized that include spatial and furniture designers, architects and artists, theoreticiens and entrepreneurs.

All lectures are in English.




The SKILLS program is led by Hans Venhuizen and taught by various guest lecturers. This program aims at offering skills and techniques allowing the students to better master the assignments in the studios.