Public Space & The Public Good

Public Space & The Public Good (Publieke Ruimte Publieke Zaak in Dutch) is the title…

Eindhoven Hackable World City: speculating on future investments for the city

A while ago we (The Mobile City) were invited by Amsterdam based architecture and planning…

Mapping Digital Media – Global research into new media and the news

In 2011 deed het Open Society Instituut in 60 landen onderzoek naar de invloed van digitalisering op de publieke sfeer.


Ik leidde het onderzoek in Nederland naar deze ontwikkelingen.

Social Cities of Tomorrow

Social Cities of Tomorrow International conference & workshop in Amsterdam, the Netherlands (14-17 February 2012)…


RT @MatthijsBouw Nice article about Buiksloterham and the ‘Hackable City’ in Le Monde. @themobilecity @one_arch_urb @FrankAlsema…

About 3 weeks ago from Martijn de Waal's Twitter via TweetDeck

Short Bio

Martijn de Waal (1972) is a writer and researcher focussing on the relation between digital media, society and urban culture, with a specific interest in public space and civic media.

He is currently working as a senior researcher at the Lectorate of Play and Civic Media at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences.

His most recent books are De Platformsamenleving. Strijd om publieke waarden in een online wereld (2016, in Dutch) and The City as Interface. How New Media Are Changing the City (2014).


By email:
martijn@[this domain]

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