What we do
Founded in 2012, FabLab SUPSI LCV is a fabrication laboratory with a focus on interaction design, physical computing, open design. The laboratory is an open workshop supporting the educational activities organized within the program Master of Advanced Studies in Interaction Design SUPSI (www.maind.supsi.ch) and the applied research projects of Laboratory of visual culture (www.reprogrammed-art.cc). The lab offers hands-on courses and events to a wider audience to spread the principles and the practices related to maker education and open source hardware developement.
The laboratory promotes activity for indipendents spaces in Ticino such as workshops on DIY music and electronics. It creates electronics kit and educational resources for teaching kids, adults and teachers.
Our social impact
The FabLab points to bring the principles of DIY and open hardware developement into and outside academia, to integrate the fablab culture in design education programs and research projects, to spread bottom-up and participatory innovation concepts in the Canton Ticino and in Switzerland.