SPRING 2021: Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, please refer to our College Resource Guide for current operational information. Many of our College resources and services require an advance appointment during this time. If you have any questions, please reach out to the appropriate contact on page 3 of the Resource Guide.
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)
To schedule an appointment to access the Keeland Lab or to make a remote fabrication request follow the link below:
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
Standard Hours of Operation:
Hours are subject to change. See the Fall 2020 COVID-19 Resource Guide for more information on accessing the lab or refer to the Keeland Microsoft Teams Channel.
To learn more about the Keeland Design Lab please contact us at 713-743-2370.
Instructional Lab Manager:
Model Shop Coordinator: