The Amsterdecks project aims to offer insights in the water quality and the accessibility of the public waters of Amsterdam for its citizens and visitors.

In the long term, the project will contribute to cleaner waters in Amsterdam to make them accessible as swimwater. To make this possible, Amsterdecks will develop activities in which architecture and Civic Tech are used as methods and in which the target group(s) will play a central role in the design process.

Our role in this project

Waag created data visualisations (based on available open data from Waternet) and developed a web application (Liquid Commons) to give citizens insight in the water quality of their city. Besides that, we co-develop the hardware (sensors) that will be placed on the Amsterdecks.

In this project, we collaborated with Rademacher & de Vries Architects and Waternet.

Project duration

1 May 2015 - 31 Dec 2020




  • Stimuleringsfonds Creatieve Industrie
  • Waternet


  • RDVA
  • Waternet
  • Amsterdamse Bos