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Anna Trap, Communicator at Waag, posted

Waag Open: energy of the future

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Get up at your feet and join for a summer excursion in Amsterdam-Noord! Although we see more and more solar panels in our streets, as a resident you see very little of the energy transition in the neighbourhood. in Amsterdam, there is already a neighbourhood where the future has started: Buiksloterham in Amsterdam North. Buildings in this area are natural gas-free and almost all of them obtain their energy in a different way.

Be aware that the main language is Dutch!

To make this visible, little glimpses have been placed in the public space. The art objects give virtual glimpses into the devices and installations behind walls and in basements. On the pavement, a 3D painting shows where the district heating network runs, and a viewing tube shows you how full the neighbourhood battery is underground. If you walk past it often enough, you will start to see connections: the weather was really nice today, so the battery is completely full!  

During this Waag Open, we'll take a walk alongside different glimpses. All facets of the energy tranisty are covered: we show how deep the boreholes of the thermal storage are and where exactly the heat from the heat network comes from. There is also a focus on solar panels, batteries and heat pumps - of all shapes and sizes! Take a walk with us on Thursday 1 August and you're bound to learn something new about the energy transition!  


19:15 - 19:30 Meetup at Schoonschip (Johan van Hasseltkade 225B, Amsterdam)
19:30 - 19:45 Welcome & introduction by Waag
19:45 - 21:14 Walk along the objects
21:15 - 21:30 Drinks at De Ceuvel
Meet-up on Aug 1st
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Circular Cities Summit 2.0

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Building upon the resounding success of its inaugural edition in Singapore, the Circular Cities Summit 2.0 is poised to emerge as a beacon of innovation and collaboration in the pursuit of sustainable urban futures. Conceived by eminent vanguards of international professional organizations, including the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA), the International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP), the International Union of Architects (UIA) and the World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO), alongside other distinguished entities, this summit stands as a resolute clarion call.
This year, we emphasise the integration of circular design principles into urban planning to tackle urgent environmental challenges, including extreme weather, severe traffic congestion, critical air pollution, and issues with thermal comfort. Taking place in Dubai, the summit will explore how concepts from the circular economy can be utilised to boost urban sustainability and resilience.
The summit will serve as a platform for thought leaders, practitioners, and policymakers from around the world to exchange ideas, case studies, and technologies. It aims to inspire the implementation of innovative, sustainable urban planning strategies that adhere to circular economy principles, leading to more resilient, efficient, and clean cities. Participants will depart with actionable insights and strategies, equipped to implement these ideas in their own urban settings to drive significant environmental and infrastructural change.
Follow our detailed roadmap for circular city innovation, outlining the steps to transform urban areas into sustainable, zero-waste environments.
We aim to inspire change, one city at a time.

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CCN Member: USD 400.00,
Non-member: USD 600.00,
Developing Countries: USD 500.00,
UAE Resident: AED 400.00,
Student: AED 100.00

Date and Time: 11th September 2024 at 9:00 am to 12th September 2024 at 6:00 pm

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