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M&D Research

OUR MAKERS & DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH Flickr photo sets (albums) Flickr photos – Agbogbloshie-specific List of Electrical and Electronic Equipment dismantled at Agbogbloshie (observed 2014) Distribution of materials in 3E-stream (Put together by Material Scientist Ivy Asuo) Hazards of 3E-materials on human health (Put together by Material Scientist Ivy Asuo) Design thinking behind AMP and M&D: Osseo-Asare, D.K.; Abbas, Y., “Investigating … Continue reading M&D Research

Download & 3E-Manuals

Download from a selection of 3E-Manuals (Electrical & Electronic Equipment) here below. You can also do a keyword search using the search bar or browse the cloud of tags. Enjoy making and let us know any edits to amplify this initial work. We look forward to hear from you: info@qamp.net! (A long-term goal of the AMP digital … Continue reading Download & 3E-Manuals

Makers and Development

M&D derives as a term from a series of design research seminars conducted at l’École Spéciale d’Architecture (2013-2015), which opened students to participation in a group project to challenge the consequences of technological dependence by remaking Agbogbloshie T.A.Z. conceptually: proposing tools to better equip the dynamic territory that operates outside the bounds, hosting technology’s unmaking … Continue reading Makers and Development

M&D Super Concerned Citizens Special Investigators Series

This past fall 2014 semester at ESA, students were assigned to become “Super Concerned Citizens Special Investigators (SCCSI)” and make a movie summarizing their findings about e-waste. I am very proud of my students and I thank them for their dedication this semester! I am not uploading the videos because some have used copyrighted sound … Continue reading M&D Super Concerned Citizens Special Investigators Series

Jerry outreach

Could Agbogbloshie begin to supply low-cost upcycled computers to children in Old Fadama? Could this scope expand beyond this territory to other parts of Accra and to the under-privileged in Ghana? Could this net expand to cover the entire African continent? Imagine upcycled computers, supplied to all parts of the world from Agbogbloshie. There is … Continue reading Jerry outreach

Makers’ Paradise and the Jerry!

Agbogbloshie e-waste dump as it is known, and portrayed by the media is more than just that. It is an e-resource repository; a source of valuable raw e-material and a makers’ paradise. On this e-turf, there are several players, whose operations  make it what it is. Zack is a young e-waste worker. He usually operates … Continue reading Makers’ Paradise and the Jerry!

Archibots: Re-making Agbogbloshie

Re-making Agbogbloshie is a tap:Build design workshop conducted as part of the Agbogbloshie Makerspace Platform QAMP series of maker workshops. MESH Ghana is the media partner. AMP approach contends that (domains of) architecture and electronics have converged. At such a moment — if we can make open, democratic and collective the capability of manipulating materials … Continue reading Archibots: Re-making Agbogbloshie