Kohler Innovation Visualization Studio – Pre-Pandemic

The Kohler Innovation Visualization Studio officially opened in February 2018 on the 1st floor of the Wendt Commons (article), and comprises The Visualization Studio (108), and the AR/VR Room (106).

For members of the College of Engineering, please make a reservation request via the EMS reservation system. The room locations to search for in EMS are “Wendt 106 Virtual Reality Room (left)” and “Wendt 108 Visualization Room (right).”

If you’re outside the College of Engineering, please contact maker-contact@engr.wisc.edu to request a reservation.


[-] The entire AR/VR Room (106) is only reservable by an instructor. However, individual students can obtain access to the equipment in the room (e.g. computer) by going to the Makerspace checkout window. They must have a shop permit and have paid their materials fee for that semester.

[-] The Kohler Visualization Studio (108) is reservable by students & staff for group educational purposes. You must have a shop permit and have paid your materials fee for that semester.


 You can find a complete list of equipment under our Equipment section in the navigation bar.

Kohler Innovation Visualization Studio

Optional configuration of the room with benches and stools below.

The studio provides seating for 32, four large T1V monitors, and a wall of T1V touchscreens at the front of the room. It may be used for classes, workshops, and projects.

Kohler Visualization Lab (Room 106)

The Kohler Visualization Lab provides space and equipment for students to bring objects into the virtual world and analyze them.

Equipment in the studio includes:

  • Green screen
  • Virtual & augmented reality equipment
  • 3D scanners

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