The Center is located in Downtown Birmingham on the full third floor of the historic Young and Van Building. There is basic computing input and output equipment. There are areas for medium sized group meetings. Primarily the Urban Studio has a studio space to support the ongoing commitment to teaching, intern partnerships with local architects, research, outreach and studio work focused in the city of Birmingham. In addition, the Small Town Design Initiative Program has worked with over 65 small towns and communities across the state.