The Fab City Foundation launches in Estonia
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The Fab City Foundation launches in Estonia

Becoming institutional is also an experiment. Vincent Guimas of Fab City Grand Paris reports on the Fab City Foundation launch on December 12 and e-Residency in Tallinn. Tallinn, correspondence In 2014, Fab City Global Initiative sketched out a road map for cities worldwide to redevelop a capacity to produce what they consume and become more…

Fab City Summit Paris: another city is possible
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Fab City Summit Paris: another city is possible

The Fab City network now includes 28 cities and regions worldwide. On July 11-13, Fab City Summit Paris mobilized a large international community, after embarking politicians and institutions. After an institutional opening day at City Hall, and signing the Fab City Manifesto, the participants of Fab City are now ready, on July 12 at La…

The Fab City Manifesto
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The Fab City Manifesto

As the Fab City Summit opened in Paris on July 11, Paris, Toulouse, Barcelona, Helsinki, Belo Horizonte, Groningen, Brest, the Fab Foundation, the Fab City global initiative, as well as private and public actors, all signed the Fab City Manifesto. See below. Environmental, inclusive, glocalized, open source, human-centered, circular and participatory, based on sustainable economic…

Inside Open Source Body
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Inside Open Source Body

It’s over! A look back on the Makery festival at la Paillasse biohacklab and la Gaîté lyrique in Paris, where for the first time in France the actors of DIYbio and open hardware for healthcare met and confronted the public. The Makery medialab organized its first great event in real life, Open Source Body, at…

OPEN SOURCE BODY: a Makery medialab event
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OPEN SOURCE BODY: a Makery medialab event

Can the ultra-portability of new technologies make healthcare more accessible? As an international movement, Open Science Hardware gives everyone access to medical equipment and tools for research and analysis. It also develops tools and prototypes to make it easier to customize and recycle health equipment. The Makery medialab has invited artists, scientists, healthcare professionals and…

Krzysztof Nawratek: “Urban re-industrialization is a political project”
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Krzysztof Nawratek: “Urban re-industrialization is a political project”

Interview with Krzysztof Nawratek, architect and urbanist from the University of Sheffield, about the essay he directed, “Urban Re-industrialization”. Toulouse, special report The Fabcity was at the heart of Fablab Festival 2017, leading up to the Fab City Summit, which will be held in Paris in July 2018. For architect and urbanist Krzysztof Nawratek, who…