Fab Academy 2021 - it’s a wrap!
Fab Academy 2021 is a wrap! From January until May, eight students have been working with FabLab tutor Henk Buursen at Waag’s Fab Academy Amsterdam. They proudly present their work. Go to fablab.waag.org for more info on Fab Academy Amsterdam.
Fab Academy runs in more than 70 Fab Labs, for more than 250 students per year in the largest campus of the world. At the Academy, students learn rapid-prototyping and working with digital tools by planning and executing a new project each week, resulting in a personal portfolio of technical accomplishments. At fabacademy.org, you’ll find general info on the international movement.
Douwe created Miss Ferry, a device that helps you decide which ferry to take when you leave the house. When you live in an area invested with ferries, this is a welcome utility.
Want to learn more about Douwe Schmidt and Miss Ferry? Visit his personal page.
For her final project, Data Visualization Designer Nadieh Bremer created Nova, a jigsaw puzzle with light.
Want to learn more about Nadieh and Nova? Visit her personal page.
Light designer Loes Schakenbos made the Smart Pillbox that helps to remind you to take your meds.
Want to learn more about Loes and the Smart Pillbox? Visit her personal page.
During the lockdown, it wasn’t possible to go to escape rooms with friends. But don’t worry - Electrical Engineer Erwin Kooi created an interactive puzzle box that creates narratives for you to play all together.
Want to learn more about Erwin Kooi and the interactive puzzle box? Visit his personal page.
Beautiful wearable technology to keep you safe from harmful carbon dioxide levels? Made from bio materials? Yes please! Have a look at Airable from Strategy Consultant Nicole Bakker.
Want to learn more about Nicole and Airable? Visit her personal page.
Paula Alonso Palomar
There aren’t much things more romantic than having a van with a kitchenette in it. Paula designed Fab-Van, a kitchen for the lucky ones that own a van. Check it out!
Want to learn more about Paula and the Fab-Van? Visit her personal page
A therapeutic tool, rehabilitation aid or artistic expression: the colorful Mood Bracelet by Audio-visual Specialist Philip Hozier can be used in multiple ways. It reacts to movement.
Want to learn more about Philip and the Mood Bracelet? Visit his personal page.
Lucia owns a worm station, but she noticed how the worms would sometimes die or be unhappy. So in order to tackle the problem, she came up with the Worm-mood-station. It tracks how the worms are feeling!
Want to learn more about Lucia and the Worm-mood-station? Visit her personal page.
Visit fabacademy.org/2021 to learn more about Waag’s Fab Academy 2021 student projects and documentation.