The annual ACE Alumni Scholarship and the Eli W. Cohen Scholarship will be awarded to two students who have exhibited outstanding academic performance, compelling personal character and an ongoing commitment to ACE’s mission to inform and excite high school students about career opportunities in the ACE fields. Both awards are offered to encourage excellence at […]

Our meeting this week started with a presentation on Construction Management. Mentors from Lend Lease described each facet of the profession, including safety, estimating, cost control, scheduling, and project close out. Following the presentation, the students broke into two groups for a scavenger hunt activity. Each team was given a series of questions that had to […]

College Night…Resumes…What to expect… “If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place.” –Nora Roberts   Week 6 was held at Gilbane and we learned a lot about College and what the different majors entail […]

For Week 6’s activity, Team 4 met at the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s Lego Studio. The space is open to the public and has open build opportunities weekly. CAF led the Week 6 activity which explored texture, span, elevation, and enclosure. The students and mentors were each asked to build something using the Legos at hand […]

For Week 6’s activity, Team 4 met at the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s Lego Studio. The space is open to the public and has open build opportunities weekly. CAF led the Week 6 activity which explored texture, span, elevation, and enclosure. The students and mentors were each asked to build something using the Legos at hand […]

This week Team 3 focused on Sustainability and Site Planning. The meeting started with a presentation on sustainable concepts and the LEED program, and included a case study of the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston, MA. This was followed by a brief introduction to Site Analysis, showing how to study local effects of pedestrian and vehicular traffic […]