Mapping urban spaces for making
Shanghai, Chengdu, HK/Shenzhen
A research project by the Institute for Area and Global Studies at EPFL
“The Metropolis strives to reach a mythical point where the world is completely fabricated by man, so that it absolutely coincides with his desires.”
― Rem Koolhaas, 2000
Updates & News
Panel: Makers Communities and the Production of Technology in China
May 22nd at Chinese Internet Research Conference in Leiden, NL.
Report : investigation, teamwork, events and making a book in 10 days
Ten days of intense fieldwork, visits, interviews and public events have led to the first version of a small booklet that was bound and published during a final event in Shenzhen.
Web-to-book binding workshop + book launch in Shenzhen
March 10th 2018 - `Mapping Spaces for Making` zine and `The Field Guide to Hacking` by Michelle Poon from DSL Hackerspace in HK
Workshop and talks in Shanghai
A collaborative writing session to create maps and visualization of spaces for making in Shanghai
Workshop : Mapping spaces for making
A 10-days workshop in Shenzhen and Shanghai to map, visualize and publish a zine about making
A booklet to map spaces for making in Shanghai and Shenzhen
Panel : Tinkering with sociotechnical worlds
Swiss Anthropological Association Conference
Lab0x0 - Shenzhen online map for makers
An interactive map made with Lab0x0
Workshop : how to study makerspaces ?
Wrap-up of the methodology workshop at the Atelier de Renens.
Call for participation : how to study makerspaces ?
A 2-days immersive workshop to share, prototype and experiment with new approaches to study urban spaces of creativity.
Paper CHI17: Making the city, re-assembling spaces of manufacturing
A position paper submitted to CHI17 Open Manufacturing workshop