About the Labs

content last updated 6-20-2019

The Department of Art + Architecture manages several computer-equipped classrooms or "labs". Collectively, we affectionately refer to them as "XARTS Labs." "XARTS", pronounced "eks arts", is the building code for our facility.

The Director of Art + Architecture Technology manages the labs. (See the contact box on the right side of this webpage for contact information.)


Blue Lab IconTHE BLUE LAB

  • Aliases: XARTS 005 or "lab five"
  • Location: the east side of XARTS, next to the wood shop (XARTS 001)
  • Phone: (415) 422-5505

Orange Lab IconTHE ORANGE LAB

  • Aliases: XARTS 006 or "lab six"
  • Location: the west side of XARTS, next to the front office (XARTS 007)
  • Phone: (415) 422-3165
  • When not in use as a classroom, it’s the primary "open study" lab for Mac users and Design students, although all A+A students are welcome during off-peak hours. View the Orange Lab Open Study schedule »

Green Lab IconTHE GREEN LAB

  • Aliases: Cowell G25 or CO G25
  • Location: the ground level of Cowell Hall, across the hall from the Media Studies computer lab
  • Phone: (415) 422-5380
  • Lab users can boot the computers in this lab into either the Mac or Windows operating system.
  • When not in use as a classroom, it’s the primary "open study" lab for Windows users and Architecture students, although all A+A students are welcome during off-peak hours. View the Green Lab Open Study schedule »

Green Lab IconMICRO-LAB IN THE KORET STUDIO

  • Aliases: Koret M205 or just "the Koret studio"
  • Location: the entry level, a.k.a. mezzanine level, of Koret, across the bridge (over the pool), through the lounge
  • Phone: none
  • The micro-lab inside the Koret Studio is an extension of the Green Lab. Users can boot the computers into either the Mac or Windows operating system.
  • When not in use as a classroom, the room is accessible to Architecture students with One Card access during Koret business hours.