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Results: 1 - 20 of 251
  • Progress of Lab42 foundation
    17 Sep 2020
    Work on the foundation of the Lab42 building has started since Monday 14 September. The piles that make up the foundation are drilled into the ground. An innovative technique is used for this, whereby the ground is ...
  • Update on new University Library: construction in full swing
    16 Sep 2020
    Exactly one year ago today, the first pile was driven for the new University Library. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, construction on the new University Library in the University Quarter is going steadily. Work ...
  • Partial collapse of Grimburgwal canal wall near BG2 - update 14 September
    14 Sep 2020
    On Tuesday, 1 September, part of the canal wall along the Grimburgwal collapsed. The wall in question is outside building BG2 (Binnengasthuis premises), which houses the Education Desk of the Faculty of Humanities ...
  • Work location - Bushuis/Oost-Indisch Huis, Kloveniersburgwal 48
    Roof and façade work at Bushuis and Oost-Indisch Huis
    3 Aug 2020
    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 ...
  • UvA campuses smoke-free as of August 2020
    23 Jul 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.
  • LAB42 stimulates innovation
    9 Jul 2020
    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 ...
  • LAB42 building contractor is a considerate builder
    9 Jul 2020
    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, ...
  • The UvA concludes construction contract for LAB42
    19 Jun 2020
    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 ...
  • Temporary bicycle parking facility for UvA staff and Faculty of Science students
    15 May 2020
    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 ...
  • Will you come up with a theme for the facade screen of the new University Library?
    30 Apr 2020
    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 ...
  • UvA begins preparations to move the bicycle parking facility at Amsterdam Science Park
    21 Apr 2020
    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 ...
  • Going live: the renewed University Quarter App
    10 Apr 2020
    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.
  • Flexible education building on Roeterseiland Campus comes a step closer
    1 Apr 2020
    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 ...
  • Façade repairs to REC buildings BCD postponed
    25 Mar 2020
    The necessary repairs to the façade of REC BCD on the Roeterseiland Campus are being postponed.
  • Coronavirus and the consequences for construction and University Quarter news
    20 Mar 2020
    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 ...
  • LAB42 the Talent Hub at Science Park
    3 Mar 2020
    '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 ...
  • Director of Operational Management FNWI
    LAB42 offers competitive environment
    3 Mar 2020
    '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, ...
  • Watch the video on the construction of the new University Library!
    28 Feb 2020
    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 ...
  • Scheduled building works around Science Park 904 due to preparations for construction of LAB42
    27 Feb 2020
    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.
  • Ten interesting facts about the University Library's new foundation
    10 Feb 2020
    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 ...