Design

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Maar wat doet zo’n Urban Gro Lab nou eigenlijk?

Een vraag die we regelmatig op het bord gesmeten krijgen. En terecht ook, want het Urban Gro Lab klinkt heel interessant, maar wat betekent zo’n Lab nu op een dagelijkse basis? Om daar inzicht in te geven een grote update over wat er de afgelopen...

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De terugblik op het Verbuurzamingsproject

Het streven van de Stad om in 2035 energieneutraal te worden is een grote ambitie die, zoals je, je vast kan voorstellen, nogal wat voeten in de aarde heeft. Energieneutraal worden is niet niks en daar zijn veel veranderingen voor nodig. Technische veranderingen zijn één...

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Smart Campus Zernike – the miniature smart city: A HEADS-UP

Smart what? "You are now connected to free WIFI" – in today’s world for many people an almost orgasmic sentence! Wherever you go people are staring intensively at their "smart" phones – Headphones plugged in and world out! As a consequence, nowadays we live in two...

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Testing Pokémon Go

By Mufty Hasanov You have noticed the suspicious looking crowds in parks gazing constantly in their phones. Did someone point a phone against you? Or perhaps you saw someone aimlessly walking around your street with a phone in hand? It is called Pokémon GO, an augmented...

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Windmills: replacing smokestacks as icons of the city?

Last thursday, the 23d of June, we visited the TransFuture Festival at the Energy Transition Centre (EnTranCe) on the  Zernike Campus. The festival focused on the energy transition in Groningen, and wind energy is becoming a part of it. Windmills will become an indispensable way to...

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Urban Health Safari

We decided that we would like to  connect our expertise with a new way of sharing. While doing research on this topic, we got in touch with a company in Groningen that works with Beacon technology. The Beacons we used are small wireless and battery-powered...

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A hot research topic: climate change

(Students interested in a research topic? Scroll down!) Around twenty people from different departments within the municipal organization gathered in the Let’s Gro building at the Grote Markt on Monday April 11th. Together with these people working in the departments of policy, management, design and execution,...