Virginia Commonwealth University

Make it real.

Facilities

807 S. Cathedral Place

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807 South Cathedral – tucked between a series of row houses across the street from the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, the student-named “club house” space is place for students in the da Vinci programs to brainstorm and ideate on the white board walls, prototype with moldable materials, laser cutters, and 3D printers, and host group meetings. Be sure to stop by on the third Thursday of every month to join the da Vinci Center team for Sugar Shack donuts and Legacy coffee.

The Pauley Pavilion

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The Pauley Pavilion – the octagonal tower anchoring the School of Engineering East Hall at the corner of Belvidere and Main Streets. This is where the core lecture and workshop spaces of the VCU da Vinci Center are located.

The design of this multi-purpose space is intended to help enable innovation in all stages of the product development process from initial concepts and graphic renderings to prototypes and testing to product launch and marketing.

da Vinci Workshop

The da Vinci Workshop is used as a lab space for courses offered by the da Vinci Center and additionally used as a space for student collaboration and product testing and prototyping. It is equipped with several whiteboards, a computer including the Adobe Creative Suite and a printer, arts and crafts tools, and some power tools.

Located in E4229, School of Engineering East Hall