The Engineering Design Centre (EDC) is a space for engineering and design students to collaborate on projects through design rooms, workshop bays, and  maker spaces. There are also lounge spaces for individual work. The building is unlocked Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm, not including statutory holidays.

Design Rooms

The design rooms are open-concept spaces for engineering and design students to collaborate on projects, host meetings, and more. The furniture in the rooms (tables, chairs, white boards, and mobile tv displays) can be moved and reconfigured based on the students’ desired layout.

To book EDC 3514, 3515, or 3516, email the Office of the Dean, FED, requesting the: room number, date, time, and reason for booking the space. You will need to book the space through your Carleton student email and provide your CUID number.

Maker Spaces

The maker spaces are machine shops for engineering students to access vital equipment. The spaces are managed by technicians and faculty who will help students use conversational CNC milling machine, Lathe, drill presses, sanders, saws,  400W CO2 Laser cutter engraver, sheet metal equipment, welder,  high definition resin and FDM printers, 3D scanning, and various other hand tools.

To access the J.Y. and E.W. Wong Hub for Engineering and Design Innovation (EDC 2515), email:

To access the 3D printing bay for printing and 3D services (EDC 2521), email: and

Note: A booking system will be implemented in 2024 to make it easier to access the spaces. Stay tuned for updates.

Additional contact information for drawing reviews and the shop supervisor: and

To access information about shop training and resources, visit the link below.

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Workshop Bays

Workshop bays are assigned spaces for Capstone projects and year-round student club work (like Ravens Racing). To access a workshop bay, students must be affiliated with the team assigned to the bay and complete mandatory Environmental Health and Safety training plus LabSafety. Questions about workshop bays can be directed to Professor Jeremy Laliberte:

For information about code of conduct in workshop bays and other resources, visit the link below.



Need directions to the EDC? The front entrance to the building is located on Library Road, across from Lanark House. You are also able to access the building through Mackenzie on all floors. (Note: The parking in front of the building is open to anyone who has a valid Ontario accessible parking permit.)