azo ko | How might partnering traditional craftsmanship with Fab Lab solutions improve lives in rural farm villages?

We were invited to join the British Council programme, Hello Shenzhen, to bring best practice of environmentally focused maker projects from around the world to support livelihoods in rural China. The Pearl River Delta has witnessed urbanisation at an unprecedented scale and speed. We examining how Shenzhen, it’s ‘manufacturing backbone’, can support rural life and vice versa – how local craftsmanship and cultural identity can be harnessed.