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The Story Telling Igloo project was led by Aberrant Architecture, an award-winning practice with expertise in community-based projects. In collaboration with Matt Haycocks from the School of Architecture + Cities, we worked with the five schools from Brent participating in the project, to help them realise their designs for the papercrete bricks that formed the igloo. Having designed digital models for bricks in workshops led by Aberrant, they supplied us with the files which we converted to machining code and used to create foam moulds to use to make their bricks. To involve the children as far as possible in the process, we brought them to the Lab when their moulds were being manufactured so they could see for themselves the robotic tools carving out their designs and experience for themselves the magic of digital fabrication. Tours of the Lab revealed to us how many of these students already had some experience of the tools in the Lab, both analogue wood and metal machine tools, and simple digital tools like 3D printers.