A few weeks ago, several major cities and companies symbolically signed the FabCity manifesto in Paris, committing themselves to implement ten principles to enable cities to transform themselves into a locally productive and globally connected urban model.
A “productive city” is a city that aims to increase its self-production capacity – to manufacture the products it needs – by relocating the necessary manufacturing production, by mobilizing local material resources (renewable resources, circular economy…), while connecting to global collaborative networks (data, design, know-how, etc.).
This new study paper, co-written with the FabCity movement, aims to provide a complete overview of the issue in France:
For more information, please see the white paper written by the FabCity movement.