A computer is required for Interior Architecture students. Below are the recommended specs suggested to look for in a Windows (PC) computer:
|Minimum Performance||High Performance|
|Storage||256gb(+) SolidState||512gb(+) SolidState|
|Graphics Card||Dedicated GPU 4GB (examples below):
||Dedicated GPU 6-8GB (examples below):
Below are some popular models that should be customizable to include recommended configurations. However, models often change and include updated model numbers :
Students can choose to wait and make software purchases on an as-needed basis. Each class will notify you of any needed/required software at the beginning of the semester. We also try to inform students of possible discounts and if the purchase will be required or recommended.
|Microsoft||MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)||Free (https://its.uncg.edu/office365/)|
|Adobe||Creative Cloud||$19.99/ month (1st year)
$29.99/ month (after that)
|Trimble Buildings||SketchUp Pro||$55/year|
|Enscape 3D||Enscape||Free (see instructor)|
|AGi32||Free (see instructor)|
|McNeel||Rhino 3d||$195 (one-time)|
|Lynda.com||Basic subscription||$25.00/month-to-month or $239.88/year|
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