Build Your Ideas
The Design Fabrication Zone is an interdisciplinary hub for design and fabrication that strategically propels early-stage ideas for inventions, businesses and installations along the continuum from design to prototype to mass manufacturing.
Join the Community
Members of the DFZ become part of a growing community of designers, makers and entrepreneurs who share a common goal to improve the world through design and fabrication innovation.
With access to fabrication space and equipment, members of the DFZ are able to conduct hands-on experimentation and prototyping at various levels from preliminary to advanced.
In addition to space and equipment, the DFZ provides its members with mentors to advance their design/fabrication projects through technical and entrepreneurial advice and assistance.
To strategically propel early-stage inventions, businesses and installations through the stages from concept to prototype and mass manufacturing.
To help startups and project teams apply best practices in design.
We’re right where all the action is. The strength of the city's design and technology ecosystems are fuelled by globally-connected advisors and a unique set of support programs that foster innovation and collaboration.
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