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Keeland Design Lab

Burdette Keeland, Jr. Design Exploration Lab

The Burdette Keeland, Jr. Design Exploration Lab is a fabrication space for students at the University of Houston College of Architecture and Design. With over 50 total machines, the lab spaces are well equipped with the latest in woodworking, metalworking, and digital fabrication tools. Students who have attended safety orientations and instructional demonstrations have convenient access to important tools of their professions, providing them valuable experience in prototyping, fabrication, and model building as they compete in their discipline.

Keeland Lab Policies (PDF)

Click here to schedule an appointment to access the Keeland Lab or to make a remote fabrication request.

Laser Template Downloadable Files:
Small Format Template - AutoCAD
Large Format Template - AutoCAD
Small Format Template - Illustrator
Large Format Template - Illustrator
Small Format Template - Rhino
Large Format Template - Rhino

Hours of Operation:

Regular Hours Weeks 1-5 and 8-12
Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. (covers all studio hours)

Extended Hours Weeks 6-7 and 13-14 
Monday–Thursday, 9:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Friday, 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Saturday–Sunday, 1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

To learn more about the Keeland Design Lab please contact us at 713-743-2370.

Model Shop Coordinator:
Joaquin Tobar Martinez