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Fab City Summit Yucatán 2024

We’re thrilled to announce the Fab City Summit Yucatan 2024, happening this August 11-14!

This year, we’re celebrating a decade of impact with an experience that’s set to be bigger and better than ever. It will be a milestone in our collective journey towards a sustainable and interconnected world.

Join us in Yucatán as global leaders and innovators come together to pledge their commitment to the Fab City Network. Dive into keynote talks, panels, and workshops led by members of the Fab City Collective, the Fab Lab community, and renowned experts from highly respected global institutions.


Celebrating a Decade of the Fab City Global Initiative

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Help us build the Fab City Global Initiative worldwide

Join us in commemorating 10 years of the Fab City Global Initiative, a pioneering movement transforming cities worldwide. Over the past decade, we’ve empowered communities with the technology to create sustainable, innovative, and regenerative urban futures. As we look ahead, we invite you to be part of the next phase of our journey.


Interdependence 2054 is the beginning of a conversation, and actions, that will lead to the transformation of our industrial and economic landscape in the next 30 years.

  • 52

    Cities and regions in the Fab City Network

  • 9

    Global summits

  • 25+

    Global collaborating organisations

  • 1200+

    Members in our global community

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Celebrating Global Innovation: The Fab City Awards 2024 Winners

Celebrating Global Innovation: The Fab City Awards 2024 Winners

Each year, the Fab City Awards honor initiatives and projects that develop creative solutions to the most pressing urban and rural challenges.

Doughnut Economics: From Cities to Bioregions

Doughnut Economics: From Cities to Bioregions

Our recent round table featured urban planner, researcher, and participation practitioner Leonora Grcheva from the Doughnut Economics Action Lab (DEAL).

Scholarship opportunities for our Master in Design for Distributed Innovation

Scholarship opportunities for our Master in Design for Distributed Innovation

Fab City Foundation and IAAC encourage applicants to seize these funding opportunities and join the community of future changemakers at MDDI.

Fab City Challenge Mexico 2024 Applications Closed


Thank you to everyone who submitted their innovative proposals for the Fab City Challenge Mexico 2024. We congratulate the selected participants and look forward to seeing their impactful interventions promoting equity and social justice. Stay tuned for updates and join us again next year for the Fab City Challenge 2025 in the Czech Republic!

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We bring together city leaders, enthusiasts, researchers, industry professionals, and policymakers through our projects, programs, events, and courses. Together, we strive for productive cities and regenerative futures.

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