THE  IMPORTANCE OF CONNECTING THE DOTS. There was no other institution like it.  A place to explore, a space to make and a culture of sharing. The potential of these spaces and the support they need are not truly understood. But intuitively we know that there is a role to be played culturally, socially, educationally and economically. TechShop was one of a kind. TechShop was not just a fabrication resource for us. So we took the time to express our feelings and thoughts...>


blink!LAB architecture (main)

4228 martin luther king jr way

 oakland, ca 94609

 t +1 (510) 326 2176

blink!LAB architecture

(Jack London district office)

737 2nd street, Ste 304

Oakland CA 94607

 Architecture is about people.
 We investigate the transformative potential of space,
 through Design, Advocacy + Technology. It is the
 walls that reflect our socio-cultural values about
 the future.

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The introduction of the Hoover Durant PopUP Library re-centers its residents towards the idea of "here". Here, we are a community that cares. Here we socialize. It is a temporary monument where its physical and programmatic contents can re-activate street corners as civic assets. 

East Bay Express article. here>

Support the Hoover Durant Mobile Library construction. here>

​​​​​DESIGN EXPLORATIONS FUND PUBLIC DESIGN. Our in-house 3D printer, CNC Machine and to access local fabricators combined, allows us to research bespoke craftsmanship alongside traditional production techniques. Sale of our objects help fund community design projects.​