Materials and Methods Shop

Material and Methods Shop

The School of Architecture and Planning's Materials and Methods Shop is one of the largest machine and assembly shops in the country for architecure programs.

The Materials and Methods Shop, a complete machine and assembly shop and one of the finest in any U.S. architecture school, contains 7,000 square feet of high-bay space and equipment ranging from planers to plasma cutters. Located in Parker Hall, the shop is available for school-wide projects and independent work throughout the academic year and is open days, evenings and weekends.


Contact Information

Location: Parker 2
716 829 3510
: Lindsay Romano


  • Band saws
  • Table saws
  • Wood lathe
  • Metal saws
  • Panel saw
  • Torch set
  • CNC Plasma cutter
  • Milling machine
  • Hossfeld cold bending machine
  • Vacuum forming machine
  • Planer
  • Joiner
  • Sanders
  • Mortising machine
  • Drill presses
  • Mig welder
  • Spot welder
  • Metal lathe
  • Bridge port mill
  • Metal brake
  • Sheet metal shear
  • Scroll saws
  • Concrete tools