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REPAiR REsource management in Peri-urban AReas: Going Beyond Urban Metabolism

REPAiR applies a geodesign approach including waste and resource management in order to reveal the local space-specific challenges of waste […]

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City Rhythm Stimulating social cohesion and enhancing the sense of safety

Is it possible to stimulate social cohesion in a specific neighborhood and enhance the sense of safety by creating shared […]

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Social Urban Data Lab (SUDL) Understanding cities through big social data

With modern-day cities come vast quantities of data from online social activity. These data reflect how people interact with the […]

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Democracy by Design Safeguarding democratic values in smart cities

Our world is digitizing and new systems are emerging. Across the globe, public and private parties are building the smart cities and smart infrastructures of tomorrow. They strive to improve the efficiency of systems, reduce costs, improve reliability […]

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Reloaded User-led approaches to affordable residential adaptive re-use of heritage buildings in Amsterdam.

This project aims to develop a framework for innovative business-, governance-, financing-, and partnership-models to mobilise new investments for adaptive re-use of heritage, to be tested in Amsterdam […]

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Urban Living Labs A Living Lab Way of Working

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The Future of Public Space Stimulating safety, inclusiveness and health

One of the biggest challenges for urbanizing cities all over the world is to ensure that urban environments match basic […]

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Healthy Urban Route Planner HURP

Get somewhere quick, or get somewhere healthy? Quickest route, shortest route, route with the least traffic… Contemporary route planners offer […]

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Urban Living Labs

Publication: Urban Living Labs, A Living Lab Way of Working Following a quick scan of 90 local innovation projects in […]

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URSES+ Uncertainty Reduction in Smart Energy Systems

How can the transition be made to renewable energy sources in Amsterdam? And what are the infrastructural and spatial implications? […]

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Think fast, go slow Modeling cyclist behaviour in a shared space environment

Globally cities are promoting active mobility – such as cycling or walking – as a clean, healthy and socially equitable […]

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Circular Components in the Built Environment Circularity within the inner loop

In the Circular Components in the Built Environment project the proofs of principle for a Circular Kitchen and a Circular […]

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Circular supply chain for the city 3D-printing biomaterials

Something unexpected is growing in the waters of Amsterdam: seaweed! What are these plants doing amidst the bustle of the […]

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The Street of the Future Towards a boulevard of accomplished dreams

The Street of the Future is part of the research programme The Feeding City, which is embedded in the Flevo […]

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Healing Gardens [Pilot] Plant, Prospect, Harvest, Health

Research in the United States shows that gardening has a positive influence on the recovery of hospital patients. As gardening […]

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The Feeding City Flevo Campus

The Feeding City is a multi-annual research program in which we are collaborating with different partners among which the City […]

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BIES: Buiksloterham Integrated Energy System Towards a Sustainable and Integrated Energy System for an Urban Area in Transition

The high energy performance of new buildings and the growth of (decentralized) renewable energy generation requires changes in the energy system.

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WeSense Social sensing and the perception of the urban environment

Which environmental factors influence our perception of the urban environment? What impact do sounds and smells have on our perception […]

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DCSMART DC Distribution Smart Grids

DCSMART is an interdisciplinary project that aims at enabling a straightforward integration of smart grid system technologies, creation of market […]

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R-LINK The contribution of small-scale and bottom-up urban development initiatives to solving societal challenges

R-LINK covers five years of research under the lead of Prof. dr. Leonie Janssen-Jansen (Wageningen University). The multidisciplinary research consortium […]

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ALLEGRO with innovative data to a new theory for pedestrians and bicycles

The ALLEGRO project covers five years of research with a group of 8 PhD students and 3 postdocs under the […]

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Hidden Amsterdam

This project supports the Hidden Amsterdam Festival, a 3-day festival, to be held in 2017, that aims at letting citizens […]

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Addressing ethical concerns in smart energy system design

Smart energy systems are considered to be important enablers in the transition to a more sustainable energy system. However, ethical […]

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Saving energy when others pay the bill Living Lab at The Student Hotel

The goal of this project is to stimulate energy conservation in situations where people don’t pay for their energy bill. […]

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PUMA Prospecting the Urban Mines of Amsterdam

The buildings of Amsterdam contain tons of steel, copper, aluminum and lead. Amsterdam can be seen as an urban mine. […]

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Closing the chain of mineral building materials Industrial symbiosis in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Region

One of the ambitions of the Amsterdam Metropolitan Region is aimed at improving its security of supply by significantly reducing […]

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Planning support systems (PSS) in urban development in the Netherlands Understanding the constraints and benefits of PSS

TU Delft student Marije Schilder graduated as the first Architecture, Urbanism & Building Sciences graduate (MBE track) with an AMS […]

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UrbanAirQ Filling in the blind spots of urban air quality together with citizens

Air quality in cities and its impact on public health is currently a growing concern, receiving ample attention from policymakers, […]

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3D Printing in the Circular City Closing the loop of plastic waste flows by using large scale 3D printing for recycling plastic waste

3D Printing in the Circular City explores the potential to provide an innovative way to reduce the municipal waste volume […]

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BalanCity Smart Traffic Load Balancing for Sustainable Cities

Managing motorized traffic flows is an important issue in every major metropolitan area. Especially in Amsterdam, which should take into […]

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Green Junkie Exploring added value of a new green innovation for an economical vital city

Amsterdam, as many other cities, suffers from high particulate concentrations which have a negative impact on the air quality and […]

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Smart Wasting in Amsterdam Waste between the front door and the waste container

Smart Wasting in Amsterdam is on citizen waste produced by households and its path to the waste container on the […]

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CLIMADAPTOOL Developing the urban CLIMate ADAPtation TOOL

Amsterdam has urban climate problems and these can be solved with many design interventions. In this project, we will develop […]

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From Needs to Knowledge challenges and opportunities for city-scale crowd sensing in intelligent cities

Citizens are key actors in intelligent cities. They are the lifeblood of the city ecosystem, and they have a privileged […]

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AMS MOOC (Online Course): Sustainable Urban Development Learn how you can respond to metropolitan challenges

  You, me, we are all part of the metropolitan challenges as well as the solutions.  Learn why you are […]

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Crowd Monitoring System for SAIL2015

One of the challenges of large scale events, such as SAIL2015, is to guarantee smoothly flowing visitor flows. Prerequisite for […]

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The Future of Amstelland

Citizen group Beschermers Amstelland (Protectors of Amstelland, SBA) have requested the Wageningen Science Shop to carry out a study aimed […]

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The making of the first AMS MOOC Take a look behind the scene

Did you know that cities take up less than 3% of the earth’s land surface, but more than 50% of […]

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3D Building Fieldlab Building bridges from science to practice

Building bridges from science to practice: Augmenting Digital Manufacturing from a Human-Centered Design Perspective. Computational design and robotic labor are […]

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Smart Urban Retrofitting in Amsterdam and Mianyang (China)

Smart Urban Retrofitting refers to the restructuring of existing housing stock to increase buildings’ resource efficiency and generation capacity. Not […]

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AMS MOOC: Sustainable Urban Development (AMS.URB.1X) Discover Advanced Metropolitan Solutions

CLICK HERE TO ENROLL What will you learn in this course: The most relevant challenges that metropolitan regions are facing […]

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revealing spatial and temporal patterns from Flickr photography a case study with tourists in Amsterdam

Thesis by Sander van der Drift on new methods delivering meaningful insight into the spatial and temporal patterns of tourists in […]

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Running Amsterdam Analysis of running behaviour through crowdsourced data

Project on analysis of running behaviour through crowdsourced data by Wageningen UR and AMS students Mart Reiling and Thijs Dolders. This study […]

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URSES Smarter energy systems for Amsterdam

Testing fuel-cell cars for providing energy to residential neighbourhoods or improved systems for ground source heating and cooling. These are […]

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Adaptive Circular Cities Living lab Buiksloterham

Taken together, cities are jointly responsible for the consumption of 75% of the planet’s natural resources and produce 60–80% of […]

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Beautiful Noise

Tourism is positive. Many businesses thrive on tourism. However, no one wants to see the Vondelpark bursting at its seams, […]

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Meet Rollator

Rollators are a godsend to many elderly people, allowing them to walk without fear of falling. Unfortunately, the city isn’t […]

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Social Sensing on Demand

Sometimes, you need to know exactly what is going on in a city. For example, where streets may be flooded […]

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Social Glass

Every day, huge volumes of data are being generated on social media and via other sources about life in the […]

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Urban Mobility Lab Unravelling transport flows in Amsterdam

Urban Mobility Lab analyses multi-modal traffic flows – an extremely complex task in a metropolis like Amsterdam, given that transport […]

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Urban Pulse Understanding resource flows and dynamics in Amsterdam

Urban Pulse generates the knowledge required to build sustainability strategies for energy, water, food, and natural resources in the city. […]

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Rain Sense Citizens preparing Amsterdam for future weather

Rain Sense will make Amsterdam more resilient to flooding, and to damage from severe weather conditions like those experienced several […]

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