From the Classroom to the Laboratory: over fifty pages, ideas are addressed such as the individual teacher as a designer of environments, the maker movement and STEAM environments for active pedagogy.
Fairphone secured investments totaling € 6,5 million from pioneering impact investors who share and strongly believe in the values of the company.
Good news! A maker festival aimed at education will be organised in The Netherlands.
The work ’Outrospectre’ simulates an out-of-body experiences and will now be shown at the V&A in Londen and the DDW in Eindhoven.
At the Ars Electronica Festival 2017 in Linz, an interactive diorama will be presented of the 'Anatomy lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp' painted by Rembrandt in 1632 at the Waag.
A new and special training for teachers this fall: the Maakplaats 021 fellowship.
Design, build and discover creative technology. In September 2017, we will start the third series of FabSchool, the after-school activity at our Fablab.
It is held every four years, each time under a different name: a unique Dutch hacker camp. This year's edition is called SHA (Still Hacking Anyway) and we are present.
500 Amsterdammers are measuring the water quality in Amsterdam this summer. For this purpose they are equipped with a Waterbox to perform several tests.
Do you want to be part of the future of the clothing industry and a global network of pioneers worldwide? You can when you join the Fabricademy: a new international textile academy program!
The Science Bus and its crew are under way. Till November 2017 the Science Bus will tour through Europe bringing workshops and tools to investigate the world around you.
BioHack Academy is a unique international 10-week program, during which participants build and use their own biolabs. We are now seeking new partner labs for the fifth series, starting January 30th, 2018.
The fifth edition of the BioHack Academy starts 30 January 2018. Build your own BioFactory with Open Source hardware!
The digital version of our annual report for 2015 has been published, with as usual an overview of our projects and activities.
Out of the 17 brands represented in a recent Greenpeace and iFixit assessment, only three - Dell, Fairphone and HP - provide all spare parts and repair manuals.
OBA, HvA, Pakhuis de Zwijger and Waag Society have won the NSVP / GAK SkiLLLsChallenge 2017 with a plan for a Fellowship programme for teachers within the project Amsterdam Maakplaats 021.