Knowledge Media Design Institute (KMDI)
Mailing address:
Faculty of Information
University of Toronto
140 St. George Street
Toronto ON M5S 3G6


Telephone: 416-978-KMDI (5634)

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KMDI has different office and space locations. You can find more information about each space below:

  • Research Cluster – Room 7020 (7th floor), Robarts Library, 130 St. George Street

    The Research Cluster is home to the Critical Making Lab, the Kids Play Tech Lab, the Technoscience Research Unit, and the STREET Lab. Also found in this space are the offices of KMDI Director and staff, along with the workstations of some of the PhD students working with KMDI  faculty.

  • Makerspace –  Room BL417 (4th floor), Bissell Building

    The KMDI-Semaphore Makerspace provides faculty and students from across the Tri-Campus with a creative place to explore different technologies, through drop-in hours and workshops that engage with various forms of making. The Makerspace contains Arduino boards, Raspberry Pis, MakeyMakeys, 3D printers, embroidery and knitting machines, soldering irons, adaptive gaming controllers, and more. The Makerspace is also home to VR technologies that can be used for research, including Meta, HTC Vive headsets, controllers, base stations along with a small collection of VR software such as games and other applications.

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