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The Studio Lab and Fab Lab at MLK Jr. Memorial Library

The Studio Lab and Fab Lab at MLK Jr. Memorial Library

Owner: DC Public Libraries

Architect: Franck & Lohsen Architects

Project Completion Date: May 2015

Project SF: 1,800

Project Description:The Fabrication Lab (Fab Lab) and Studio Lab are two of the four community tech spaces that make up “The Labs at DC Public Library.” This Design-Build project aims to help expose DC residents to cutting-edge technologies.

The Fab Lab space features materials, tools and technology to allow for hands-on exploration and learning by doing, some of which includes 3-D printers, laser cutters, computer numerically controlled machines and soldering equipment. The Studio Lab is host to a digital production lab with computers loaded with audio and video editing software, a voiceover studio, and a production studio.

Design-Build

Photography Credit: Copyright Gordon Beall