Fab Lab BCN – What’s inside a great FAB LAB?

In Barcelona for FAB 10

Barcelona.  A city filled with art, architecture, and engineering.  During FAB10Barcelona, I got to visit Fab Lab BCN at IAAC – Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia.

Art in Fablab bcn

People make a great Fab Lab.  And in Barcelona, the space is filled with people sharing their design ideas.

Kuka at Fablab bcn

Fab Lab BCN is filled with digital equipment, workshop space, electronic technologies, and tools, shared with its community, not only in Barcelona but around the world.


With videoconferencing and the internet, Fab Lab BCN connects with other members in 30 countries.

FAB Kids

Fab Lab BCN  is where art meets engineering and design with a positive effect on our lives and the lives of children.

Meet and Great

Fab Lab BCN is also a FAB Academy.  FAB Academies are the teaching arm of the FAB Foundation offering classes in design and manufacturing to the community of all ages.

Marie visits Fablab bcn

In and around Barcelona, there are Fab Labs that have different focus such as art, sustainable design, biology and solar. Fab Lab BCN, thank you and your members for making your city the host city for FAB10.  Marie


Marie Planchard

Marie Planchard

Senior Director, Early Engagement, 3DEXPERIENCE Works at Dassault Systemes
Marie Planchard is an education and engineering advocate. As Senior Director of Education & Early Engagement, SOLIDWORKS, she is responsible for global development of content and social outreach for the 3DEXPERIENCE Works products across all levels of learning including educational institutions, Fab Labs, and entrepreneurship.
Marie Planchard