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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...

Over 25+ years, Philadelphia has built a community of organizations which advocate for the value of architecture and design in improving our daily lives. Together, we have been shaping a better city through education, advocacy, and volunteering. The ACE Mentor Program of Eastern PA is proud and honored to be featured as part of the...

ACE Mentor Program Named CREW Philadelphia 2016 Philanthropic Partner Organizations initiate Building Futures | Women in Design and Construction Pipeline Project [Philadelphia, Pa.]  The Eastern Pennsylvania Affiliate chapter of the national ACE Mentor Program has been named the CREW Philadelphia 2016 Philanthropic Partner. Through the partnership, ACE will be the beneficiary of $20,000 in CREW monetary donations...

We just received an update from the Hunting Park Community Garden! The planters that were built are being put to GREAT use and we can't be more excited that our efforts were able to impact this community in such a positive way...

The ACE Mentor Program is open to any high school student who has the curiosity and drive to learn about a career in design and construction — from contracting and engineering to architecture and landscaping. As a participant, you’ll join a team of other students led by adult mentors who are practicing industry professionals.  ACE isn’t...