Alienum phaedrum torquatos nec eu, vis detraxit periculis ex, nihil expetendis in mei. Mei an pericula euripidis, hinc partem.
 

ENGINEERING

TEAM #1 | 01 February 2017 Mentor Companies:  Gensler, Urban Engineers, Blackney Hayes, AECOM, Turner Construction, Brandywine Realty Trust Meeting Description:  Trivia team activity, structural engineering intro, and paper column structural activity. [URIS id=658]...

  Tower Above the Competition! Test your steady hand and sense of balance by playing Giant Jenga with your friends in the design and construction industry! Just like the tabletop game only super-sized. The tallest tower winner gets bragging rights. The winner of the tournament will also have the opportunity to name the ACE Alumni Scholarship...

Team 2 (CHAD and Mastery Charter students) recently got a private tour of the Barnes museum, where they learned about the design and function of the building and saw some of the behind-the-scenes spaces. The tour was part of their site visit, which is at the nearby Reading Viaduct [future] Park at Matthias Baldwin Park. The tour was...

Our students at Pottsgrove High School were given a brief overview of how PVC pipe is used on mechanical projects and the importance of team work and cooperation! Teams were formed and only the blind folded student could touch the PVC pipe. The remaining students had to read the drawing and provide directions to the blind...

As an introduction to critical thinking & design, students worked at a city-scale to evaluate common transportation modes in the city (biking, walking, subway).  Based on their personal experiences, students identified the major concerns with each transportation mode and proposed solutions that could be implemented across the city.  From implementing a series of lighting around...

Ladies and Gentlemen, I would like to introduce you to our very first Building Futures - All-Female ACE Team (Sponsored by CREW)! In this ACE session, the ladies were working in groups to make the tallest tower out of only spaghetti and gumdrops.  An exercise in teamwork, communication, resource allocation, and planning, students implemented basic ideas...

Team #5 has been working reading construction documents! They had a list of questions that could be answered by finding the information within the drawings set.  For this particular activity they had a civil engineering plan set of 8 sheets and about 40 different questions.  The students were then asked to answer the questions and circle the location on the...