Our students work with a range of industry-standard facilities across our Architecture courses. From the studios to the workshops to the study centre, there is space and resource for everyone to work, learn and develop designs and projects.
You'll be able to develop your projects in this well-equipped space, facilitated with expert supervision from our workshop technicians. In here you'll find bansaws, sanders, 2D and 3D hot-wire cutting and vacuum forming machinery, milling machines, lathes and drills.
You'll learn the importance of concrete testing during your studies. Our lab includes concrete batching and strength testing facilities for cubes, prisms and beams.
3D Printing Studio
In our 3D Printing facility, you'll be able to produce models on CAD stations and then send it to print for it to be manufactured.
Our prototyping workshops are the perfect place to test and develop your designs and products. You'll find student product designers, furniture designers and architectural designers in this space.
Studios and workspaces
As a BArch (Hons) Architecture or MArch Architecture student you'll have full access to our dedicated studio space, based in our Grade II* listed Gothic Revival Style Arkwright building.
These are big, open creative spaces where you'll sketch, develop models, collaborate through group work. In here you'll find desk space, computers with all the software you need, tutorial bays, printers, scanners, and our Heliodon.
Industry-standard computer software
You'll have access to a range of software to aid your project developments:
- Adobe Creative Suite Web Premium CS5 (including Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamworks, Acrobat Pro);
- Autodesk Productivity Suite (including AutoCAD, Revit, 3DS Max Design with VRay);
- Rhino, Solidworks
- Microsoft Office.