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Make at the BAC

Fabrication - Turning Ideas Into Reality

Fabrication is an integral part of studying at the BAC. The process of converting two dimensional hand or computer based ideas into relatable physical objects for exploration and study is a vital element in the design process. We offer many resources bring your ideas to life. 


3D Printing - CoDeR Lab (Room 405) at 320 Newbury Street

Use 3D printting for rapid prototyping and iteration of design ideas and aesthetics. Our MakerBot 3D Printers create make small, cost effective models from your 3D digital files.


CNC Routing - Basement (Room 003) at 320 Newbury Street

Use CNC routing to create site models, furniture, and parametric parts.


Laser Cutting/Engraving - LaserLab (Room 412) at 320 Newbury Street

Use laser cutting for fine detail, and for rapidly assembly of paper, chipboard or cardboard models. Other approved materials can be used. 


The Shop - Basement (Room 009) at 320 Newbury Street

Use the shop to model wood and other machinable materials. Standard power tools are available to help you create your models. 

Students, Faculty, and Staff at the BAC can find more information regarding all these resources, including operational hours and access prerequisites, in the Fab Labs & Academic Technology online Moodle course. If you do not have access to this course in your Moodle account, please email David Hansen, Director of Fabrication & Academic Technology, at Generally all current and recentely active students and faculty should automatically be enrolled in this course on Moodle.