INCLEMENT WEATHER

All, Due to inclement weather and University closing, an announcement about our hours of operation: designShop: Thursday OPEN 6PM-11PM Friday OPEN 9AM-5PM, 6PM-11PM Sat&Sun Normal Hours unless weather prohibitive. Remember SAFETY FIRST! Computer Lab: Thursday OPEN 8AM – 11PM Friday 8AM – 11PM Sat & Sun Normal Hours unless weather prohibitive. Remember SAFETY FIRST! DISCLAIMER: …

A Razorback Longboard

Architecture Freshman Kyle Beard will not start studio until summer of 2014, but having had some experience with CAD/CAM software in High School, Kyle was interested in learning the equipment in the designShop.  After constructing a wooden jig to bend plywood, Kyle prepared a CAD/CAM file to CNC mill materials for the construction of a…

Andrew Saunders Workshop

Over the weekend of Sept. 28 and 29, about 12 architecture students in the Fay Jones School participated in a workshop led by alumnus Andrew Saunders. The architecture department invited Saunders to visit the school to advance students’ ideas about alternative space making. In an intensive two-day workshop, students learned modeling techniques in Maya using…

designShop reservations online

Go to designreserve.uark.edu and login with your uark credentials to reserve laser cutter, cnc, and 3d printer time. The R&R software is user friendly and will even tell you when the shop is closed for lunch, vacations, or holidays. Link will always be in the Quick Links on the right.  

Reservation Software delay

Our online reservation software is still under construction for the week of September 8th-14th.  This week you can make walk-in appointments by simply coming down to the lab and seeing what equipment is available.  All CNC and 3d printer appointments will need to be made at least 24 hours in advance with Rachel. See you…

New Digs

So excited to be in the new space.  New location called for a new and improved name.  The Visualization Lab, affectionately  called the VizLab for over 10 years, has outgrown its description.  Visualization in the creative fields typically refers to graphics, illustration, or other types of rendering functions.  Since we cater to so much more…