Fablab Saigon

In a typical Vietnamese day, hot and raining, I walked almost two hours among thousands of motorcycles and cars looking for an innovation space that I search on the internet. In the end of a quiet street I could see a small board of Fablab Saigon. Even without an appointment I was very well received. On a…

Waag Society

In the XVII century, there was in Amsterdam a place where scientists and artist shared the same space. Dr. Nicolaes Tulp, a famous physician of the city, called a young artist to paint his anatomy class. This piece became one of the most famous paint and the first masterpiece of Rembrandt. Today this building is a touristic…

Fab Lab Barcelona

One of the most influential fab labs completed 10 years in March 21th. I was lucky enough to be there exactly when Fab Lab Barcelona opened their doors to the public for several workshops and a nice happy hour to celebrate this date. There were workshops of 3D printer, robotic fabrication, aquaponic, fab textile and Fab Kids. I…

FABLab Namibia

Namibia is a big country with savannas, huge dune deserts and a small population. In its capital, Windhoek, I’ve found a well-equipped fablab with a lot of well-succeeded programs. The idea of FABLab Namibia emerged in 2012, after some visits in fablabs from Kenya and South Africa. Then, after planning and get funding, the FABLab…

Fat Cat Fab Lab

Everybody knows that New York is a cosmopolitan city where some things are only possible to happen there. I think Fat Cat Fab Lab is one of them. It is the first Fab Lab in Manhattan and grew up on the second floor of a jazz club with the same name, bringing together the jazz…

SENAI FabLab

Fab Labs são oficinas que disponibilizam aos seus usuários ferramentas de fabricação digital para que tenham flexibilidade de produzir os mais variados objetos. Esse conceito de laboratório surgiu no Center for Bits and Atoms do Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), no qual o professor Neil Gershenfeld começou a ministrar o curso “How To Make (almost) Everything”. Entre…