Digital Design Review

In support of the review and critique processes, the College of Design has moveable digital display systems available for checkout in addition to several display systems permanently positioned in college studios and critique spaces. These systems include a wireless-enabled PCs loaded with common design software that are available for instructor and student use. Displays available for checkout at Rapson Hall include a 2x4' quad screen and 55" display screen. Available for checkout in McNeal Hall are a 2x4' quad screen and 55" touch screen.

Email cdes-ddr@umn.edu with questions or feedback about this equipment.


Reservations

For one-time checkout of the 55" display screens, please reserve via the following link: https://cdesit.youcanbook.me/.

For recurring reservations or to reserve the quad screens, please send an email to cdes-ddr@umn.edu.


Equipment

Equipment available for checkout is located in McNeal 69 and Rapson 71.

Quad Screen: Four heavy-duty, non-touch, high definition screens mounted to a mobile cart with an attached CPU.
Microsoft Touch Screen (McNeal) and InFocus Screen (Rapson): 55" screens mounted to a mobile cart with an attached CPU.

Software

Machines are loaded with common design software including:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.)
  • ArcGIS
  • Autodesk Revit
  • Autodesk AutoCAD
  • Autodesk 3ds Max
  • Drawboard (PDF markup tool available on touch screen systems)
  • Microsoft Office
  • Rhino
  • SketchUp
  • Solidworks