of Temple University
at Temple University
Charles Library is a new 4 story structure in the heart of main campus. The building, designed by Snøhetta in collaboration with Stantec, houses a variety of study spaces, classrooms, resource centers, browsable collections, special collections, event & exhibition spaces, along with the Center for Student Success and University Press. A key feature of the building is the Automated Storage and Retrieval System or the “Bookbot” which is designed to hold approximately 1.8 million volumes of books in a high density storage area. The building also features an outdoor terrace on the 4th floor along with one of the largest green roofs in Philadelphia.
of Philadelphia, PA
of Philadelphia, PA
Brandywine Realty Trust is dedicated to creating local economic opportunity in West Philadelphia by investing in several unique procurement, job training and technical assistance programs.
Think of it like a month-long tailgate with your friends from the design and construction industry!
Join the Greater Philadelphia community in a virtual scavenger hunt that celebrates past ACE honorees and challenges you to connect with amazing places! Earn points and race to the finish for the win.
Since 2000, the ACE Mentor Program of Greater Philadelphia has given local high school students an opportunity to learn about careers in architecture, construction, and engineering. The nation’s fastest-growing after-school mentoring program uses a team model with industry professionals serving as mentors. They work with groups of students on collaborative design projects, teach real-world life and professional skills, take field trips to construction sites, tour offices, and more. The program makes a powerful impact on students’ exposure to careers in the design and construction industry and helps them achieve career objectives with scholarships and support.
For the 2019-2020 school year, the affiliate currently operates in PA (Philadelphia, Montgomery, Delaware & Chester Counties) and NJ (Camden & Cumberland Counties) and engages over 300 students and 200 volunteer mentors.