External Fabrication Resources

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A guide to some of the architecture, design, and innovation resources in the Greater Boston Area.


  • Local designers and showrooms
  • University fabrication facilities
  • Art, electronics, hardware, lumber, and specialty suppliers used often by GSD students
  • Community maker-spaces (public or private, membership-based spaces)
  • Shops/fabrication labs in K-12 schools
  • Greater Boston area universities with design programs

Last updated: June 2018

If there’s another location we should share on the map, let us know: fablab@gsd.harvard.edu


  • Cross-Registered Students - Students enrolled in GSD-affiliated courses who are from outside the GSD (e.g. Harvard College, other Harvard Schools, MIT) must contact Lab Staff in order to gain access to Lab resources and training.
  • Dremel 3D Build Plates - This semester all students will be required to provide their own build plates for self-serve Dremel 3D printers.
  • Spray Room, Gund 518. - This room is equipped with 4 spray booths and other related furniture and fixtures. Use of spray paint and spray glue is no longer permitted on the patios of Gund Hall, including under tents.