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New publication “The Hackable City: A Research Manifesto and Design Toolkit”

As part of our The Hackable Research project, we are proud to announce The Hackable City Research Manifesto. See The Hackable City website for more information about our research project The Hackable City:…


Digital Cities 9 Workshop on Hackable Cities Programme

Digital Cities 9 Workshop “Hackable Cities: From Subversive City Making to Systemic Change” 27 June 2015, University of Limerick   The Digital Cities workshop series started in 1999, and is the longest running…

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NWO Creative Industries funds “Hackable City” project

We are happy to announce that NWO has funded our project “The Hackable City: Collaborative City making in Urban Living Lab Buiksloterham”. The project is funded through NWO’s Creative Industries Embedded Research program. Project leader…

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The Hackable City

“The Hackable City” investigates how citizens, design professionals and institutions can take into account the role of digital technologies in society and redefine their roles in a democratic ‘city making’ process.


Digital Cities 9 workshop “Hackable Cities: From Subversive City Making to Systemic Change”, 27 June 2015, University of Limerick

Workshop “Digital Cities 9 – Hackable Cities: From Subversive City Making to Systemic Change” 27 June 2015, University of Limerick, Ireland, prior to the Communities & Technologies Conference 2015.   Full Programme of workshop…


NWO KIEM funds new research program “Hackable Metropolis Amsterdam”

We are happy to announce that NWO (the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research) has granted funding to our research project “Hackable Metropolis Amsterdam: investigating the future of city-making in urban lab Buiksloterham”. The…


Athens Hackable Metropolis – workshop report

Invited by prof. Dimitris Charitos from the New Technologies Laboratory in Communication, Education and the Mass Media, Faculty of Communication and Mass Media, in the School of Economics and Political Sciences of the…


Workshop Athens Hackable Metropolis May 5-7 2014

We are in Athens from May5-7 2014 organizing a workshop together with our friends from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athensth and the Hybrid City Conferences, as part of our research into Hackable Cities.

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Embedded Researcher – Amsterdam Hackable Metropolis

Over the last few years, digital media has started to change the experience of the city in many ways. First, various parties in the city have started to produce, collect and publish lots…

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Amsterdam Hackable Metropolis @HOT100 Workshop Report

Amsterdam Hackable Metropolis was invited to contribute to the 2013 Hot100 program, a workshop with the best alumni in the arts, media and technology, which took place on Friday the 27th of September…

Eindhoven Hackable World City: speculating on future investments for the city

A while ago we were invited by Amsterdam based architecture and planning firm One Architecture to collaborate on a research project about the possible future of urban planning and policy in the Netherlands. The…

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Essay (in Dutch) “Stories about smart cities: how citizen can identify with their city”

Recently I wrote an essay at the invitation of the Dutch Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations (BZK). In the essay (Dutch), I argue that the lack of appealing narratives about smart cities is one…

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The Mobile City zoekt Stagiaire

The Hackable City, Collaborative Citymaking in Urban Living Lab Buiksloterham Wat is de rol van nieuwe media in het betrekken van burgers in een ‘hackable’ proces van stadmaken? En wat zijn de mogelijkheden…

Lectures and Appearances

Recent & Upcoming lectures & workshops: 2015 20 March Martijn de Waal will give a talk at the Urban Data Stories Conference in Katowice (Poland) 3 February Martijn de Waal and Michiel de Lange will…

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Smart City World Congress Report

Last week we joined the Smart City world congress in Barcelona, a three-day event bringing together representatives of city governments, technology companies and academia with a common interest in the ways Smart Cities…


We are hiring: Embedded Researcher Smart and Social Cities

We are looking for an ‘embedded researcher’ that will help us to develop a conceptual toolkit to add the social dimension to the debates about smart cities.