Andrew Dixon

meɪkəspeɪs/

noun: makerspace; plural noun: makerspaces

Here are a few definitions describing a makerspace:

  • A space where you make things... mainly friends
  • A place in which people with shared interests,can gather to work on projects while sharing ideas, equipment, and knowledge.
  • A makerspace is a community center that provides technology, manufacturing equipment and educational opportunities to the public.
  • Makerspaces allow community members to design, prototype and manufacture items using tools that would otherwise be  inaccessible or unaffordable such as  3-D printers, digital fabrication machines and computer-aided design (CAD) software.

See also https://www.makerspaces.com/what-is-a-makerspace/