The Materials Library is a unique resource developed to inspire creative use of new and interesting materials by students, faculty, artists and designers. The library collects, preserves and makes available a wide variety of unusual, innovative and sustainable materials and product samples. These may be borrowed for research and used in presentations. There is a special emphasis on Materials available in Qatar.
The Innovative Media Studio is comprised of a variety of equipment, spaces and software packages for realizing ideas in the fourth dimension, Time + Space. The Studio provides students and faculty the necessary tools and instruction for the production of interactive work within a green screen room, production editing lab and physical computing lab. The lab inspires the VCUQatar community through promotion and education about new media in the art and design context and beyond.