Student Resources: Current Student Resources
Find below a list of the most common retail suppliers:
WC Art & Drafting Supply Co
351 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
41 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217
536 Myrtle Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11205
1-5 Bond Street, New York, NY 10012
148 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10013
252 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201
345 Canal Street New York, NY 10013
850 3rd Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11232
Making software and related technology products affordable for students
PURCHASING: COMPUTER HARDWARE
Expect to spend around $2000 for an appropriately configured laptop. Usually, cheaper laptops have lower-end video cards and processors and are underpowered to handle advanced 3D modeling and CAD work. The most productive combination is a laptop 15” display with a secondary 22” or 24” screen to use at your home to increase productivity.
Below are some basics laptop configuration and specifications recommended for running CAD, graphic, and 3D applications that can be used as a guide for purchasing your equipment.
Most of the software offers discounts for students/educational licenses. Click below to find out more
Our department prepares a set of workshop every semester based on the most common software needed assistance such as Rhino, Revit, AutoCAD, Adobe and more. Updated schedules are available here
We have available online a wide range of written primers and video tutorials for students to further develop their software skills. Visit us online
URSULA C. SCHWERIN LIBRARY: ARCHITECTURE RESEARCH
The library department's mission is to enable City Tech students to identify, access, evaluate and use appropriate information and other academic research resources. Located on the 4th Floor in Library Bldg.
The library has a dedicated selection of resources specialized in architectural technology research for students to have a start point in their research. More info
ONLINE RESOURCES FOR ARCHITECTURE STUDENTS
A wide range of resources are available online
ARTstor A digital library of over one million images in the arts, architecture and more
Jstor A digital library offers 15000 scholarly books
GreatBuilding Collection Documents information a thousand buildings and leading architects
The New York City Open Accessible Space Information System Cooperative (OASIS)Provides a rich source of community maps for New York City
Group counseling services and individual counseling are offered to students to provide academic, career and personal counseling to help students succeed in life. Meeting with a counselor in their office, students are encouraged to talk about any problem or situation in their life that is interfering with their success in college.
Visit the counseling office at N108 (Namm Building). More info