Makerspace centers: Ingenuity at work via The Daily Gazette

Makerspace centers: Ingenuity at work
Where people come to create

Makerspace centers: Ingenuity at work via The Daily Gazette

High-tech junkyards.

That’s one way to describe the Tech Valley Center of Gravity and the Albany Made Creative Lab, two makerspaces in the Capital Region.
The term makerspace came out of the West Coast. It’s used to describe places where people of all specialties come together to create things out of odds and ends.

In Troy, around 500 people come together to create every month at the Center.

Complete with mad scientists, hackers, start-up entrepreneurs, welders and woodworkers, the Center is the largest makerspace in the area.
Holly Cargill-Cramer, the Center’s executive director, said that this area was in great need of a makerspace, noting that it’s a well-educated area with many well-known engineering schools and colleges with thriving creative arts programs.

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