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The online consultation period for the Fab City Ecosystem Declaration is officially open!
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!
Fab City Foundation First Roundtable 2023
On February 28, 2023, the Fab City Foundation organised its first Round Table aimed at presenting a general overview of value-generated projects and its ecosystems. Find out what went down!
MDDI Scholarship Application Deadline
We are opening a scholarship competition, giving our master’s applicants a chance to win partial scholarships covering up to 30%, 40%, and 50% of the tuition fee. Applicants from all over the world can send their proposals. Read and follow the instructions carefully prior to submitting your application. All winners will be notified on or before the 30th […]
Ha Noi Rethink Winners 2023
The Ha Noi Rethink Project, a part of our collaboration with UNIDO – United Nations Industrial Development Organization, UNESCO, and UN-HABITAT in Vietnam came to an end on 1 March. During the project, Fab City brought the Distributed Design approach to Ha Noi in order to generate opportunities for creatives, designers, and makers to work […]
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