The Design Project – Site Analysis The sun never knew how great it was until it hit the side of a building. – Louis Kahn What: Site Analysis Petcha Ketcha Presentations & Design Charette Where: Stantec, 224 South Michigan Avenue, Suite 1400 When: Thursday, December 15, 5:00 – 7:00 pm Why:  First, there were two Petcha Ketcha presentations on […]

The Site Visit The road to success is always under construction.   -Lily Tomlin What: Site Visit Where: Southgate Market, South Canal Street When: Thursday, December 08, 5:00 – 7:00 pm Why: The students learned about the construction industry at a real site, and went on a scavenger hunt to find different construction elements. Important Files: general-release-for-visitors-minor site-visit-map […]

Construction 101 No great thing is created suddenly. – Epictetus What: Construction Management Where: Gilbane When: Thursday, December 01, 5:00 – 7:00 pm Why: The coke can activity! Teaching the students how a construction project is managed and the different roles / paths you could take in the field.   Important Files: coke-can-construction-activity Blog Quiz: N/A Next Meeting […]