Repairable is a small design and engineering office with a focus on open-source machine design in the cross-over space between art and engineering.

Past clients include the Vrije Universiteit Brussels, several fablabs, Beyond.io for Boekenbeurs, Tuborg and Walter Van Beirendonck, stad Roeselare, KASK, Pilar, lasercut.be and Productontwikkeling werkplaats Kortrijk.


ir. arch. Lieven Standaert has 15 years of experience in mechatronics and prototyping. He teaches part-time at the VUB where he built the fablab of the engineering department from a 2-printer-and-a-lasercutter-sized room to a 1500 m² student workshop with a broad machine park.
His non-commercial work is part of the permanent collection of the Verbeke Foundation, and can be found at www.aeromodeller2.be




Kurt Van Houtte
workshop manager Fablab Ugent and expert in low-cost, open-source mechatronics.

Kristof Arickx
Engineer and product designer, expert welder. 10 years experience in fast-response, on-site repair of injection-molding machines.

Patrick Jacquet
Product designer with 10 years experience in toy designer. Owner at lasercut.be

Rob De Schutter
Product designer with 10 years experience in toy design. Graphic artist.

Jesse Howard
Artist & teacher at Design Academy Eindhoven, studio social design.

Maximillian Ernestus
Programmer with experience in learning algorithms in the field of airborne windpower.

Ronald Van Ham
Professor mechatronics at VUB. Owner at techniekschuur.be

Tim De Troyer
Professor aerodynamics at VUB.