Proto is a membership-based space for digital fabrication and innovation.  Proto will be the Gowanus’ first prototyping studio featuring co-working, 3D printing, CNC routing, laser cutting, events, workshops, and classes. Proto provide’s you with the tools to create your big idea.

Technology firms, digital and creative start-ups have grown significantly along the Brooklyn waterfront in recent years. In DUMBO alone, there are more than 100 technology and digital companies and hundreds more in other creative industries, but many of these companies are expanding at a rapid pace and struggling to find the office space and skilled employees they need to fuel their growth. The Navy Yard is home to an increasing number of clean-tech/green-tech and creative firms and maintains a waiting list of companies looking for space. Meanwhile, Downtown Brooklyn boasts growing tech-oriented academic resources, as well as infrastructure and real estate opportunities that have the potential to attract hundreds more tech firms.




Program: Rapid Fabrication Lab 
Area: 7,500 sq ft