[FrenchWeb Tour Toulouse] At the heart of the Fab Lab Artilect

by bold-lichterman

What is a Fab lab? It is a place of life and exchange, which brings together DIY enthusiasts, designers, architects, entrepreneurs of all kinds, even the craziest, in a resolutely “DIY” spirit, hear ” Do It Yourself ”.

A stone’s throw from the Les Arènes metro station in Toulouse, in a popular district, stopover at Artilect, the “first French Fab Lab”, the concept imported by Nicolas Lassabe, a Toulouse research engineer, who, returned from the USA in 2009, decided to replicate this initiative.

In what looks like a rapid prototype laboratory, 3D printers stand alongside a large laser cutting machine. Here, projects are shared and enriched by the knowledge of other members. At Artilect, they are 240.

Guided tour, with Philippe Semanaz from Artilect: