Reinventing

Cities

Creating innovative, sustainable and just urban environments

The past year was momentous in many ways.

A new office, a fleet of new faces, and countless impactful solutions to be proud of — 2019 was a year to remember.

research projects

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2019 in numbers

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new
MSc MADE students

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136

partners

Education

Changing cities through iterative, co-creative learning activities

One of our most rewarding approaches to understand cities and develop sustainable solutions is through education. What better way than utilizing Amsterdam as a Living Lab to foster and develop research, design and innovation skills?

 

MSc MADE

The first engineering degrees in the city of Amsterdam in over 450 years: September 24th, our first generation of metropolitan innovators graduated from the MSc MADE (Metropolitan Analysis, Design and Engineering) program.

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Tackling real-world challenges in Living Labs, our students developed 4.5m tall movable light objects for DGTL at NDSM-werf and created new products from wastewater materials from the city, and a lot more…

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new
MSc MADE students

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136

MOOC participants

Education in numbers

MSc graduates

MSc MADE

The first engineering degrees in the city of Amsterdam in over 450 years

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Changing cities through iterative, co-creative learning activities

One of our most rewarding approaches to understand cities and develop sustainable solutions is through education. What better way than utilizing Amsterdam as a Living Lab to foster and develop research, design and innovation skills?

 

September 24th, our first generation of metropolitan innovators graduated from the MSc MADE (Metropolitan Analysis, Design and Engineering) program.

Living Labs

Kenneth Heijns

Managing Director AMS Institute

One of our most rewarding approaches to understand cities and develop sustainable solutions is through education. What better way than utilizing Amsterdam as a Living Lab to foster and develop research, design and innovation skills?

 

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