de Nieuwe Meent (dNM) aims to become the first sustainable self-built housing cooperative in Amsterdam that is structured entirely around the principles and practices of commoning. Read more about our vision.

The municipality of Amsterdam has selected three locations as part of a test for collective DIY housing projects, organised specifically as renters cooperatives. De Nieuwe Meent is one of three finalists competing for the tender for the location Archimedesplantsoen, with the aim of starting construction in 2020, and the first tenants moving in the course of 2022. More information on the procedure by the council can be found here (in Dutch).

This project is wildly ambitious, and we cannot do it alone: we need your support, wisdom, inspiration and participation! There are several ways to get involved at this stage: