There is a new idea of a society that is catching on in many cities, from Paris to Boston, Amsterdam to Barcelona. Actually, it is more of a movement stemming from the very principles of the circular economy. It’s the Fab Cities, urban ecosystems in their own right which are emerging as the image and model of fabrication laboratories, now scattered all over the world. The Fab Labs are physical places where spaces, technologies, software, tools and various types of craftsmanship are shared to reach speedy prototyping of new products, often linked to digitalisation and sustainability. A Fab City is created for this very reason: a new urban model conceived for self-sufficient cities able to locally produce what they need while globally connected. Food, materials and proces...