Fab house is a new model breaking down barriers and providing access through proximity right in the heart of the neighborhood.
This grassroots meets grasstops effort brings the third digital revolution to the neighborhood to combat social problems and iniquity. Fab House is a network-driven community development and tech solution for addressing the technological divide, and housing vacancy & abandonment. While providing access to personalize learning and entrepreneurship opportunities .
Take a home in the middle of a neighborhood street and turn it into a place where people can access technology and ideas.
The Fab House facilities will include a fab lab/makerspace and open work and design space on the lower levels. The upper levels of the home will serve as private living space for our experts in residence during their residency with Fab House
A Fab Lab (FABrication LABoratory) is a small-scale workshop offering (personal) digital fabrication, which is a manufacturing process where the machine used is controlled by a computer. This includes design software, 3D printing, electronics, laser, and vinyl cutters, and other hand tools.
It can be used by residents to prepare for the workforce, build businesses, improve their education, and create for fun and play.
Fab Foundation‘s mission is to provide access to the tools, the knowledge, and the financial means to educate, innovate and invent using technology and digital fabrication to allow anyone to make almost anything, and thereby creating opportunities to improve the lives and livelihoods around the world.
Fab House is part of the Fab Foundation’s global network of Fab Labs and partners. Learn more about the Fab Foundation.
Since winning the Accelerate Cleveland community change pitch in 2019, we have been hosting demonstration activities. Through our partnerships with a number of maker spaces and other non-profits, Fab House has hosted hands on STEM activities with youth, made and distributed PPE, and hosted a community STEAM pop-up event.