Makerspace: A Voyage into African Manufacturing



Design for a book that imagines & illustrates how Africa might shape the future of global manufacturing through its growing network of Makerspaces.

Through a compillation of case studies, stories, data visualizations and diagrams, "Makerspace" envisions the future of distributed manufacturing as shaped by African's social systems, technologies and aesthetics, much in the same way the industrial revolution was shaped by European culture and values. The book explores how centuries of African inventors have already utlized natural resources such as water, wind, sun and minerals, to engineer manufacturing practices that are sustainable, healthy and holistic, revealing an Africa thats already at the forefront of modern manufacturing.




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