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The Hackable City Cahiers

The Hackable City is a research project that explores the potential for new modes of collaborative citymaking, in a network society. In these three cahiers (notebooks) we share our insights gained both in Amsterdam Buiksloterham as well as in a series of international study trips.

The Hackable City: Citymaking in a Platform Society

For the journal Architectural Design, we wrote a contribution for the Special Issue: 4D Hyperlocal: A Cultural Toolkit for the Open-Source City. Abstract Can computer hacking have positive parallels in the shaping of the built…

New Amsterdam Magazine #10 – contribution about Hackable City Making

To the most recent edition of New Amsterdam Magazine #10 we contributed an article about The Hackable City. Read the article Hacking Buiksloterham: How digital media can democratize city-making (pdf) Read the full version of the…

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…

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…

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.

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…

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…

Towards a Citizen’s centered IoT. Panel report at Thingscon 2017.

How can we develop an IoT from a citizen’s perspective? What kind of projects have empowered citizens and what does it take to get these kind of projects of the ground? Those were…

Article (in Dutch) in AGORA Magazine “Slimme stad, slimme stedelingen”

Recently I wrote a contribution (in Dutch) for the Agora Magazine special issue about smart cities. In the essay I suggest three alternative imaginaries for smart and social cities: data city, playful city, and…

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…

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

Below a selection of our (public) activities: 2017 14 December 2017 Martijn de Waal presented a keynote The Human City Conference (Brussel) 1-2 December Michiel de Lange invited (special lecture) speaker at “DATA…

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…