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Results: 1 - 20 of 264
  • Artist impression of design public space
    Green light for design of the public space at Matrix1 and Lab42
    11 May 2021
    In early February, the municipality of Amsterdam and the University of Amsterdam (UvA) adopted the final design for the public space at Matrix1 and Lab42. This will be a meeting place with plenty of space for ...
  • Photo of the repaired Grimburgwal quay wall
    Grimburgwal quay wall back in use
    29 Mar 2021
    The emergency repair work on the Grimburgwal quay wall, which collapsed on 1 September 2020, is now complete. Clean-up work has been carried out, an emergency structure with sheet piling has been erected and the quay ...
  • Work location - Bushuis/Oost-Indisch Huis, Kloveniersburgwal 48
    Painting the BG 1 exterior
    16 Mar 2021
    From 23 March to 14 May, the exterior of the BG 1 building, Turfdraagsterpad 9, will be painted.
  • Artist impression (credits: West 8)
    Amsterdam city centre gets renewed historic University Quarter
    12 Mar 2021
    The City of Amsterdam and the University of Amsterdam (UvA) have produced a development plan for the area between the Amstel and the Hoogstraat. This includes the University Quarter (UQ), which will undergo a ...
  • Progress construction work LAB42
    5 Mar 2021
    The construction of LAB42 is progressing rapidly. What has been done? This time: second tower crane for LAB42 in position.
  • Internal meeting on University Quarter and SMP
    24 Feb 2021
    The UvA has been working with the City of Amsterdam, West 8 urban development agency and various internal and external stakeholders to develop the University Quarter Strategic Master Plan (SMP) over the past few ...
  • Remarkable 17th-century tympanum presented to the UvA
    9 Feb 2021
    The tympanum from the former Oudezijds Heerenlogement, a men's lodging house on the Grimburgwal that was demolished in 1874, is returning to the University Quarter. The tympanum (a triangular architectural ornament) ...
  • Sheet piling for LAB 42 removed
    1 Feb 2021
    The construction of LAB42 is progressing rapidly. What has been done? This week: sheet piling for LAB 42 removed.
  • Executive Board approves joint accommodation of Executive Programmes and PPLE in REC P
    20 Jan 2021
    TThe Executive Board has decided to jointly accommodate the Executive Programmes (EP) and and the interfaculty Bachelor's programme in Politics, Psychology, Law and Economics (PPLE) in REC P. REC P will be renovated ...
  • BINX Smartility to complete work on University Library
    20 Jan 2021
    Construction of the new University Library on the Binnengasthuis site is entering its final phase, known as ‘Plot III’. This part of the construction project consists of finalising the upper part of the University ...
  • Archaeologists find skeletons at Binnengasthuis premises
    12 Jan 2021
    Excavation work in the courtyard at the construction site for the new University Library has been completed. During the dig, the municipality of Amsterdam's Knowledge Centre for Monuments and Archaeology (MenA) ...
  • UvA adapts building-related projects
    11 Jan 2021
    The coronavirus pandemic and the expansion of digital education have prompted the UvA to critically reassess the need for renovation or new-build projects. The feasibility of new plans will also be subjected to ...
  • Bicycle parking facility from above
    New Faculty of Science bicycle parking facility at Amsterdam Science Park ready for use
    25 Nov 2020
    For the past few months, the UvA has been working hard to move the bicycle parking facility beside the Faculty of Science’s Science Park 904 building to its new location, beside the building’s main entrance. The ...
  • Update on archaeological finds at Binnengasthuis premises
    24 Nov 2020
    The history of the Binnengasthuis premises dates back to the late 14th century. On the construction site of the new University Library, an extensive archaeological investigation is being carried out during the ...
  • LAB42 ontwerp
    Area management LAB42 and Matrix I merged
    23 Nov 2020
    In addition to LAB42, work is now also being done on Matrix ONE at the Amsterdam Science Park. Two separate construction projects, but from the outside it looks like one construction site. Therefor, both parties have ...
  • Progress construction work LAB42
    27 Oct 2020
    The construction of LAB42 is progressing rapidly. What has been done and what will happen the following weeks?
  • Gebouw LAB42
    Update on LAB42 construction work
    14 Oct 2020
    The construction of LAB42 is progressing rapidly. What has been done in the past week and what will happen this week? This week: pile trimming.
  • Robot Pepper gives go-ahead for construction LAB42
    13 Oct 2020
    Friday, 9 October, Robot Pepper gave the official go-ahead for the construction of LAB42. A live stream showed how Pepper, a future resident of the RoboLab in LAB42, symbolically put the pile driver into operation. ...
  • Progress construction work LAB42
    6 Oct 2020
    The construction of LAB42 is progressing rapidly. What has been done in the past week and what will happen this week? This week: sheet pile wall will partially be drilled in.
  • Historical map Amsterdam
    Oudemanhuispoort and BG5: a look back in time
    28 Sep 2020
    Architectural historian Hans Vlaardingerbroek recently gave a webinar summarising the extensive architectural history of the Oudemanhuispoort (OMHP) and the Binnengasthuis (BG5) buildings. What did we learn from the ...