Explore the facilities and equipment you'll be using on your course.
Creative Digital Architecture and Construction Lab
This specialist lab is a space you may use in your final year, postgraduate and research levels if you're interested in more advanced digital technologies and are pursuing that in your project work.
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.
For some projects that involve creating models from wood, you'll work in this space filled with the equipment and technical expertise required to support.
Studios and workspaces
Architectural Technology studio
As an Architectural Technology student you will have full access to a dedicated studio space, based in our Grade II* listed Gothic Revival Style Arkwright building in the heart of Nottingham.
You'll share the studio with students from all years to study, share ideas and complete project work.
You'll have access to this workshop in your tutorials and for group and individual project work. The space is well-equipped with machinery and used by all students in the School.
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);
- Cinema 4D Artlantis, Rhino, Solidworks, Primavera, Vectorworks and Hevacomp; and
- Microsoft Office suite.