The Biggest Fab City Prototype to Date

Fab Lab Barcelona | IAAC | SPACE10

Written by SPACE10

An astonishing transformation is taking place in Barcelona’s former industrial district of Poblenou. The district was once rundown, just like so many other former industrial neighbourhoods in Western cities once manufacturing moved overseas. Today the neighbourhood has become a poster child for urban renewal through a bottom-up approach, creating an epicentre of technology and creativity—leading the Catalan paper Publico and other media to describe it as a mini Silicon Valley for sustainable industry.

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