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Interdisciplinary Design Commons

The Interdisciplinary Design Commons (IDC) is a 15,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art makerspace that is located in the rotunda of the Van Leer Building, right in the heart of Georgia Tech's campus. Catering specifically to electronics and computer engineering design and innovation, it represents the largest makerspace of its kind in the nation. The IDC offers students of all majors a hands-on learning environment where they can work together to solve technology design challenges. The space features a woodshop, 3D printers, laser cutters, a plasma cutter, function generators, power supplies, soldering irons, computers, and embedded systems equipment.



The Hive logo

The Hive is the multidisciplinary student organization that staffs the IDC. The organization cultivates a culture of student makers and designers who are passionate about learning new skills, helping other students, and providing the tools needed to create the next big thing. 


Last revised February 24, 2019