Maker Education LabYoung people are the future of democracy. In our Critical ChangeLabs project, we research how we can build notions of active citizenship amongst young people, 11 to 18 years old.
TextileLabTracks4Crafts explores and transforms the transfer of traditional craft knowledge to increase the social and economic appreciation of crafts and align them with a forward-looking heritage approach in Europe.
Maker Education LabAn investigation into the role of creative making processes in developing citizenship skills among young people in a digital society.
Maker Education LabA theatre performance created by gamers about gaming. In it, young gamers composed their own music via software, which is ideally a metaphor for learning code (programming language).
Maker Education LabThe potential of quantum technology is enormous, but how do we get the conversation in society started about the impact?
Innovating textile education for VMBO
TextileLabMontessori Lyceum Amsterdam and Waag are innovating textile education by developing a learning line in textiles for students on the VMBO level.
Make it Open
Maker Education LabTransforming schools into community partnerships. Maker education and citizen science function as a transformative approach for Open Schooling.
Future Heritage LabNine cities, including Amsterdam, are working together to develop inclusive and sustainable Fab City Hubs at industrial heritage sites.
Mixed Reality for heritage
Future Heritage LabIn the Mixed Reality project, Waag is researching the use of MR and how it can contribute to the experience of a heritage location.
Participation @ Waternet
Smart Citizens LabWaternet strives to make the participative approach their standard approach in working, when possible and relevant. Waag's Smart Citizen Lab, aimed at citizen science, will help Waternet in taking the first step from pilots to a new policy.
Future Heritage LabIn Mingei 9 European partners collaborated to digitise and unlock the (in)tangible aspect of crafts.
Maker Education LabThe SySTEM 2020 project is aimed at connecting STEAM learning outside the classroom.
Mixed Reality @ Oude Kerk
Future Heritage LabThis project was a collaboration between Waag and Oude Kerk with the aim to research the applications of mixed reality technology.
Co-creation LabCo-creation is a powerful way to deal with 'wicked problems' and innovate your professional practice.
Mobile app for medieval imagery
Digital Curation LabTogether with the CKD Waag developed a mobile app to make stories about mediaeval choir stalls more accessible.
Maker Education LabDO IT contributes to youth employment and to create new jobs in the social economy by nurturing in young pupils seeds for active social innovation: entrepreneurial mind-sets, knowhow and skills.
Librarian Maker Camp
Maker Education LabTo school librarians in the latest make techniques, Waag has developed the Librarian Maker Camp.
Hortus Chat app
Future Heritage LabHortus Chat is a smartphone application for visitors to engage in a dialogue with plants.
The ABC of Making
Maker Education LabThe world needs a new generation of critical makers and designers. Maker education can help with that.
The Digital City revives
Future Heritage LabWe aren’t doing enough to preserve our digital lives for the future, so we lose crucial information.
Smart Kids Lab
Creative Learning LabThe Smart Kids Lab enables children to map their environment in a playful way, by using modern technology and instruments.
Open data for education
Creative Learning LabPupils, their parents, teachers and school management all need access to relevant and structured information about their form of education.
Co-creation LabWithin the BigPicnic project, 18 European partners worked together to bring 'food security' to the attention of their city's citizens.
Archive lab: Bootcamps
Future Heritage LabIn collaboration with the National Archive/Progamme Archive 2020 and Utrecht University, Waag organized two multidisciplinary bootcamps to explore the future of the archives sector.