Our campus is designed and equipped with academic spaces that foster active learning, innovation and collaboration. Below is a list of the main teaching laboratories and academic facilities which is by no means exhaustive.
 

Academic Facilities Description
University Library
 
The SUTD Library is an open access technology and design library.  Its unique design supports our pedagogy and offers a truly sensory experience from discovery through serendipity to a touch and feel with spaces to read, research and reflect. 

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Writing Centre The Writing Centre is a one-stop resource centre for all readers, writers and speakers in SUTD. Professional writing advisors provide consultation on any written work or oral presentations for SUTD subjects or feedback at any stage of the writing or creative process.
Cohort Classrooms Reflecting the values of SUTD, cohort classrooms move and transform with student activity, thanks to their efficient modular design. Students can be having small group discussions one moment and then working on hands-on demo-sets the next, all within the same room. State-of-the-art real-time response systems and educational technologies are built into the cohort classrooms to encourage active and collaborative learning. Faculty are also able to provide advice and tailor lessons based on real-time student feedback during the live class as well as support learning progress over the term. Managed by student-elected committees, these spaces can be fully utilised round the clock for projects, self-study, group discussions and independent activities.
Capstone Rooms Capstone rooms are designed to promote team collaborations, active project discussions and hands-on project work. The Capstone rooms function not just as a teaching facility but also as a project workshop. Capstone tables are made of heavy-duty materials to withstand the loads of prototypes and each table is equipped with rollers to enable re-arrangement of tables to facilitate project team discussion and sharing. Each Capstone room also has a tool box that is equipped with commonly-used tools for students to do assembly and prototyping works. Expandability is imbued in the design of the rooms where the middle partition can be opened up to create a larger space to accommodate more students for teaching of project-related short modules. The comprehensive AV system within the rooms enables dual-screen projections and multiple audio inputs, thus enabling an immersive learning experience for students.
Teaching Labs
 
The teaching laboratories expose students to the practical aspects of the theoretical concepts learnt in classrooms.
Photo and Video Lab This lab is equipped with state-of-the-art photographic equipment to record the architectural works and models of students, researchers and faculty.
Systems Design Studio The Systems Design Studio is an idea friendly home for teams and design classes to meet and explore concepts that could change the world. There is ample white-space for sketching your ideas as well as display areas for showing off ideas in progress. We can cover large surfaces with sticky notes and engage in “Voice-of-the-Customer” affinity exercises. The space is re-configurable, so there is room for “body-storming” exercises to complement brain-storming activities. This is intended to be a low-tech room but we do intend to experiment with multi-touch display walls to spur and capture your creativity. This is the place to conceive your next big idea.
Information Systems Lab The Information Systems Lab is used to conduct most of the programming modules and has a section dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT). It is designed in such a way that the space would be suitable for cohort lectures too.
Data Analytics Lab The Data Analytics Lab is where computational power meets systems thinking. This is the ESD home for simulation, optimization, and analysis. It began life as a Trading Lab, simulating the research and trading activities of a financial professional. It is equipped with Bloomberg terminals giving you access to a wealth of up-to-date financial information on publicly traded firms. It also features a display board with running updates of current stock prices. But the lab has grown to embrace statistical analysis of large datasets, simulation of complex facilities, and optimization of large scale multiobjective planning and design problems. It provides the latest tools that cover all three aspects of data analytics - descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics. We also host interactive, computer-based games where teams of students tackle realistic, fast-paced operational challenges such as bringing a large development project to completion on time and under budget in spite of disruptive events. This is the place to hone your computational and decision-making skills.
LEET Lab The Learning Environment for Experimental Technology (LEET) Lab has an isolated network to allow students the freedom to practice hacking techniques, and apply what they learnt in security subjects. The LEET Lab also includes networking peripherals to allow students to practice setting up their own networks.
ARMS Lab Automation, Robotics and Mechatronics Studios (ARMS) is a dedicated, flexible and hands-on space for students to interact and explore the interwoven realms of intelligent Automation, Robotics, and Mechatronics in architectural and engineering environments. The ARMS Lab is used for education, school competitions, student clubs and student projects. The students experiment with the interactions of computation, instrumentation, electronics, and electromechanical systems.  The philosophy here is that these topics are best taught in a hands-on fashion. The laboratory is also well-stocked with equipment, parts and materials for electrical design and testing.  The ARMS Lab plays a crucial role in the ideation, design, prototyping and testing process and is complementary to the facilities and equipment of the Fabrication and Electronics Lab at SUTD.
Physics Lab This laboratory primarily serves the physics subjects.
Digital Systems Lab The Digital Systems Lab plays host to most of the hardware-related subjects in the ISTD curriculum. The laboratory has the Multisim boards used to design electronic circuits. There are spaces for students to design and implement games using motion sensors like the Microsoft Xbox Kinect.
O-Lab The Opportunity Lab or “O-Lab” is an interdisciplinary lab which intends to understand and enhance the role that design and designers play in social change.  It emerged from a shared vision between a group of SUTD faculty, researchers and students seeking to develop networks of communities and designers who work collaboratively to overcome Asia’s most pressing challenges; develop and validate effective approaches to collaborative design between designers and communities across Asia; and build SUTD student experiences in designing with diverse communities across Asia.      
Chemistry-Biology Learning Lab This integrated chemistry and biology laboratory primarily serves the chemistry and biology subjects.
Characterization Lab The aim of this laboratory is to investigate substance at its atomic and molecular level for teaching and research purposes.
IDiA Lab The Innovative Digital Arts Lab (IDiA Lab) is a physical workspace that provides a location for creation and innovation as well as a forum for collaboration and education in the digital arts.  Digital arts includes, but is not limited to, graphic design, print media, 3D modelling & animation, audio & video editing, website development, database & server-side scripting, mobile & desktop application programming, and game development.  In particular, the IDiA Lab seeks key areas of excellence in visualization of data and innovative use of interfaces and input technologies.
IDer Studio The Industrial Design Studio (IDer Studio) plays an important role in propelling SUTD students to be aspiring talented designers in industrial design careers, via providing a diverse range of design services on campus as well as outside the campus with efficiency and quality.
Academic Media Studio The Academic Media Studio (audio and video) facilitates the production of materials/contents for digital learning. Faculty can record their lessons and instructions for pre-class reading in a “flipped-classroom” pedagogy. Students can also use the facility to produce audio and video materials for project presentation.
The Fabrication Lab and Satellite Fab Labs The Fabrication Lab (Fab Lab) and its Satellite Fab Labs aim to allow students to design and build virtually “almost anything” with high-performance machines such as Laser Cutting and Engraving systems, 3D Printers, Plastic Injection Molding machines, vertical sanders, Water-jet Machining Centers, Vertical Injection Molding machines, etc. Faculty, researchers and students are able to access valuable expertise and resources to transform their creative ideas into tangible products, and eventually, into meaningful outcomes and innovations to serve societal needs. The Fab Lab supports SUTD’s strong interdisciplinary design-focused pedagogy that emphasizes theory and practical work. In addition, SUTD’s mobile Fab Labs double up as “hobby shops” and provide support to outreach programmes.