The Architecture Department hosts a very capable set of production facilities hosing both traditional analogue fabrication equipment and new CNC (Computer Numerical Control) fabrication and output tools. We continue to add new CNC and fabrication capabilities to meet the demands of an educational and research community focused on the future of the discipline. Below you will find photos and descriptions of the Laser Room, the Rapid Prototyping (or 3-D Printing) Room, the Wood Shop, and the Metal Shop. Students and faculty can also download tutorials, drivers, access policies, and how-to information for each of the facilities from the downloads menu below.
Three Universal Laser X-660 lasers with 18 x 32" beds and 60 watt lasers, workstations, in line ventilation system. Download updated X-660 drivers, “best practice” suggestions, a materials and setting list, or access protocol documents in the menu below.
Rapid Prototyping Room
Z Corp 310 printer with 8 x 10 x 8 build box. To download updated Z Corp 310 drivers, “best practice” suggestions, a materials and setting list, or access protocol documents in the download menu above.
2000 square feet of well-outfitted shop, boasting machines appropriate for full scale production and models to scale.
Metal Shop: Metal fabrication from large profile steel members to sheet metal fabrication. We have two milling machines, 48" sheer, 48" roller, 48" break, TIG welder, MIG welder, plasma cutter, and a full compliment of cutting and grinding tools.
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