Equipment And Resources

Computer & Software

All visualization and animation courses require a computer.

Computer Specifications

Operating System

Windows 7 (minimum); Windows 10 (recommended),

Processor

64-bit Intel CPU (Intel icore 3 CPU, 2 GHz or faster recommended)

RAM

8GB (minimum); 16 GB (recommended)

Hard Drive

240 GB free space (not including software installation)

Video card RAM (5Gb)

Screen Resolution

1024 x 768 or greater

Browser

Latest versions of Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox.

Software Suggestions:

A graphical editing application, such as Adobe Photoshop, ArchiCAD, 3ds max and Vray.

students may/will also be required to complete work by hand. Please see below a list of recommended design equipment, materials and resources for the course subject.

 

  •       Scale Rule with 1:10, 1:20, 1.50 and 1:100 scales
  •       Scalpel and spare blades
  •       30cm Ruler (steel)
  •       Cutting Mat
  •       Set square (this does not have to be adjustable)
  •       A3 Paper
  •       A3 Tracing Paper
  •       A3 Card or Mountboard
  •       Fine-line Drawing Pens 0.5, 0.3 and 0.1
  •       HB Pencil
  •       A3 or A2 drawing board with parallel motion
  •       0.5 Propelled Pencil & Refills
  •       Masking Tape
  •       30cm Flexicurve
  •       30cm Ruler (plastic)
  •       Circle Template
  •       Putty Rubber (Soft)
  •       Hard Edged Rubber
  •       Artist Pastels or Pastel Pencils
  •       Colour Wheel

Computer specifications Operating System

Windows 7 (minimum); Windows 10 (recommended),

Processor

64-bit Intel CPU (Intel icore 5 CPU, 2 GHz or faster recommended)

RAM

8GB (minimum); 16 GB (recommended)

Hard Drive

240 GB free space (not including software installation)

Video card RAM (minimum 5Gb)

Screen Resolution

1024 x 768 or greater

Browser

Latest versions of Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox.

Software Suggestions:

A graphical editing application, such as Adobe Photoshop, ArchiCAD, 3ds max and Vray.

 

l  Professional interior design

  •       Scale Rule with 1:10, 1:20, 1.50 and 1:100 scales
  •       Scalpel and spare blades
  •       30cm Ruler (steel)
  •       Cutting Mat
  •       Set square (this does not have to be adjustable)
  •       A3 Paper
  •       A3 Tracing Paper
  •       A3 Card or Mountboard
  •       Fine-line Drawing Pens 0.5, 0.3 and 0.1
  •       HB Pencil
  •       A3 or A2 drawing board with parallel motion
  •       0.5 Propelled Pencil & Refills
  •       Masking Tape
  •       30cm Flexicurve
  •       30cm Ruler (plastic)
  •       Circle Template
  •       Putty Rubber (Soft)
  •       Hard Edged Rubber
  •       Artist Pastels and/or Pastel Pencils
  •         Colour Wheel