Design spaces

Brunsfield Centre

Engineering students can design, fabricate, and test complex prototypes.

Manufacturing Training Centre (MTC)

Provides training on traditional mechanical equipment such as lathes, milling machines and saws.

Simon Nehme Design Commons

The Simon Nehme Design Commons is a collaborative space, covered with whiteboards, where student teams can pool talent, brainstorm and develop creative ideas.

Richard L’Abbé Makerspace

The first uOttawa invent-build-play space featuring 3D Printers, Arduinos, CNC Mills, Handibots, Laser Cutters.


Provides students with a structured learning experience using technologies available at the Makerspace.

John McEntyre Team Space (JMTS)

Provides pre-competitive teams involved in large-scale projects with the space and infrastructure required to succeed.


Provides a collaborative space for engineering students involved in small projects, pre-professional competitions and entrepreneurial projects.

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