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Our facilities include an architectural robotics lab, a workshop, media lab, library and a digital fabrications lab.

Books on bookcases


The Architecture Library is conveniently located within the School, offering access to its collection of books, journals, reference and technical literature and audio-visual material. 

Robotic arm

Architectural robotics lab

A 6-axis high accuracy robotic arm to research the potential for robotic construction and digital fabrication in architecture.

Laser cutting in the Digital Fabrication Lab

Digital fabrication lab

The digital fabrication laboratory at the Welsh School of Architecture is a facility for the digital fabrication of computer-generated components and models.

Photography equipment in media lab

Media lab

The School has a Media Lab which is open 24/7, except during Bute Building closures.

Students working in the Bute workshop


The workshop is managed by Dan Tilbury and assisted by Mark Blenkin. Together they have a breadth of skills in carpentry, furniture design and model making.

Bute building

Redesigning Bute

We are within a major reconfiguration of the Welsh School of Architecture which includes redesigning our Bute Building.