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Interior Architecture and Design Facilities

Explore the facilities and equipment you'll be using on your course.

From beautiful open creative spaces to specialist technical equipment, you'll find everything you need to excel on our Interior Architecture and Design courses.


Programme Manager, Ellen Thorogood, talks about what to expect on our Interior Architecture and Design course. *The studio shown is our undergraduate space.

Studios and workspaces

BA Undergraduate studio

Our dedicated undergraduate studio space is based in our beautiful Grade II* listed Arkwright building. It's an inspiring learning space, flooded with natural light and designed to encourage collaboration and new ideas. There's plenty of desks available and printing and scanning equipment on hand and our studio computers are loaded with all the software you need to complete your work, including the Adobe Suite, AutoCAD, Sketchup, and more.

MA studio

Our postgraduate students benefit from their own dedicated studio space, that encourages an environment of collaboration and peer-to-peer support.

Workshop store

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.