Have an idea, need a place to build it?

****IMPORTANT Fall 2021 Policies****

The foundry is only open to ACADEMIC classes, groups, and projects at this time. For access, sign the user agreement:

Pratt Fabrication User Agreement »

Prior to entering the space outside of class, you MUST make a reservation on the Foundry calendar.

Make a reservation – Foundry Calendar »


Welcome to The Foundry

The Foundry provides 7,600 square feet of project space for Duke undergraduate and graduate students focused on engineering, energy, entrepreneurship, and sustainability to build ideas from the ground up.

See the Spaces »

See the equipment »

Pratt Fabrication User Agreement »

workshops Schedule and sign up »

Tool Training Sign up »



Join The Foundry Sakai Site to get announcements from the Foundry Team!

  • Go to Sakai.
  • On your homepage, click on "Membership" on the left hand side of the page.
  • Click on "Joinable Sites"
  • Type in Foundry and hit Search.
  • Press the "Join Now" Link.