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Global Initiative

Until cities produce (almost) everything they consume.

Welcome to Fab City Global Initiative

Fab City Summit Yucatán 2024

Fab City Foundation is excited to announce the Fab City Summit Yucatan 2024, happening this August 10-15!

This year, we are celebrating a decade of impact with an experience that promises to be bigger and better than ever before.

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 commitment to the Fab City Network.

Dive into keynote talks, panels, and workshops proposed by members of the Fab City Collective and the Fab Lab community.

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Fab City is an innovative urban model that relocalises production to the city and its bioregional context, by empowering communities with the technology to build their own sustainable, innovative, and regenerative urban futures.

  • 52

    Cities and regions in the Fab City Network

  • 9

    Global summits

  • 25+

    Global collaborating organisations

  • 1200+

    Members in our global community

Latest news

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.

Becoming a Fab City, the how

Becoming a Fab City, the how

This news post provides practical ways to organise sustainable Fab Localities and communities based on the Round Tables held in Feb 2024.

Fab City Awards 2024, Sustainable Living for a Regenerative Planet

Fab City Awards 2024, Sustainable Living for a Regenerative Planet

A decade after the Mayor of Barcelona declared our collaborative efforts towards cities producing almost everything they consume, we are celebrating your efforts in the second edition of the Fab City Awards.

Applications for the Fab City Challenge Mexico 2024 are open!


Fab City Challenge Mexico 2024 will bring together local and global innovation communities to propose meaningful interventions promoting equity and social justice by creating technological, frugal and innovative solutions that address these pressing issues around sustainability and life systems.



*Applying does NOT CONFIRM participation

We gather city leaders, enthusiasts, researchers, industry, and policymakers across projects, programs, events, and courses for productive cities and regenerative futures.

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Looking for resources, ideas, and toolkits for citizen engagement and community building for sustainable development? Find inspiration for creative hubs, maker spaces, fab labs, and civic groups across co-design, grassroots innovation, and people-powered change-making!

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