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Results: 1 - 20 of 248
  • 3 Aug 2020
    Roof and façade work at Bushuis and Oost-Indisch Huis

    Work on the façade and roof at Bushuis/Oost-Indisch Huis will start on 17 August 2020. The specific location at which this work is to be carried out is difficult to access, so it is hard to say exactly when it will ...

  • 23 Jul 2020
    UvA campuses smoke-free as of August 2020

    As of 1 August 2020, smoking will no longer be allowed on UvA premises. From that day, Dutch educational institutions, from primary schools to universities, will be obligated to keep their premises smoke-free.

  • 9 Jul 2020
    LAB42 stimulates innovation

    LAB42 brings the academic and business communities together. According to Marcel Worring, director of the Innovation Center for Artificial Intelligence (ICAI) Amsterdam, this will help accelerate innovations. ‘By ...

  • 9 Jul 2020
    LAB42 building contractor is a considerate builder

    The first foundations for LAB42 will be laid in August/September. Meanwhile, preparations are already in full swing. ‘We’ve recently ordered 15,000 square metres of flooring for the building,’ says Bas van Straten, ...

  • 19 Jun 2020
    The UvA concludes construction contract for LAB42

    The UvA has now entered into a contract with a construction consortium to build LAB42. As such, it is anticipated that the first pile will be driven into the ground in August 2020 and that the building will be ready ...

  • 15 May 2020
    Temporary bicycle parking facility for UvA staff and Faculty of Science students

    From Monday 18 May, the current bicycle parking facility next to Science Park 904, building A, will be relocated in sections to the new location at the main entrance to this building. This is in preparation for the ...

  • 30 Apr 2020
    Will you come up with a theme for the facade screen of the new University Library?

    Construction on the new library building in the University Quarter will finish in 2022. The facade will be covered by a facade screen measuring 10 metres in height and 50 metres in length. Send in your idea for this ...

  • 21 Apr 2020
    UvA begins preparations to move the bicycle parking facility at Amsterdam Science Park

    UvA has given the green light for the contractor to start preparatory work on Monday 20 April to move the current bicycle parking facility. In mid-May, the facility opposite Science Park 904 Building A will be ...

  • 10 Apr 2020
    Going live: the renewed University Quarter App

    The University Quarter App has been updated. Download it now or update your current version, free of charge, to continue to learn all about the construction and development of the University Quarter.

  • 1 Apr 2020
    Flexible education building on Roeterseiland Campus comes a step closer

    The UvA has decided to further elaborate the design of the REC V education building with a contractor yet to be selected. Depending on the outcome of this process, it will be decided whether a contract for the ...

  • 25 Mar 2020
    Façade repairs to REC buildings BCD postponed

    The necessary repairs to the façade of REC BCD on the Roeterseiland Campus are being postponed.

  • 20 Mar 2020
    Coronavirus and the consequences for construction and University Quarter news

    Currently, the COVID-19 coronavirus is active in the Netherlands. As an organisation, the UvA follows the guidelines set out by the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (Rijksinstituut voor ...

  • 3 Mar 2020
    LAB42 the Talent Hub at Science Park

    'LAB42 should be a Talent Hub – the place to be for students, researchers and businesses that are active in the field of AI and informatics.' This is the view of Esther Smit, whose responsibilities as business ...

  • 3 Mar 2020
    LAB42 offers competitive environment

    'We're hard at work selecting a contractor for the construction of LAB42. As soon as we've found one, construction will commence.' An interview with the Faculty of Science's new director of Operational Management, ...

  • 28 Feb 2020
    Watch the video on the construction of the new University Library!

    If you're curious about how the construction of the new University Library is progressing, watch the first time-lapse video, which was made in part using drone images. We will continue to update the time-lapse until ...

  • 27 Feb 2020
    Scheduled building works around Science Park 904 due to preparations for construction of LAB42

    Because of the need to do preparatory work for the construction of LAB42 we will be making some modifications to the area surrounding Science Park 904. The following is an overview of the scheduled building works.

  • 10 Feb 2020
    Ten interesting facts about the University Library's new foundation

    The last few months have seen a lot of hard work to place the new foundation piles and sheet pile walls of the future University Library on the Binnengasthuis site. This involved a complex operation, requiring a ...

  • 10 Feb 2020
    Begin of the University Library restoration process

    The University of Amsterdam feels it is important to preserve the monumental character of its buildings. Construction is currently taking place in two nationally listed buildings: the Tweede Chirurgische Kliniek and ...

  • 6 Feb 2020
    The story behind BG5

    Everyone knew the Binnengasthuis Hospital. 'We attended lectures on white wooden kitchen chairs, which were very uncomfortable. We’re talking about 1960 to 1965', says Jan Jager, retired anaesthesiologist/medical ...

  • 30 Jan 2020
    Milestone for the new University Library: foundations completed

    With the installation of 650 new piles and 250 metres of sheet pile wall round the building, the new foundations for the future University Library in the University Quarter have been completed.