ACE Mentor Program Chicago

Week 05 Summary: Construction Mobilization

  Student Summary: Monday- Todd talked to us about the restructuring of Lincoln Park that Studio Gang did. He also gave us opinions of our structure (and donated $20 to our budget. Thanks Todd!) Adopted the metal flashing idea for the inside material of the inverted umbrella. Received a rough quoted for the lumber. Started …

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Week 3 Summary Design Development

MONDAY: -We worked on a schedule and budget with Aash -Assembled the laser cut trellis -Worked on site and model drawings TUESDAY: -Worked on CAD drawings -Worked on Models (clay and physical) -continued work on schedule and budget WEDNESDAY: -Worked on perspective drawings -worked on AuoCAD and SketchUp Drawings -worked on 1/2″ scale model THURSDAY: -Remade models -finished …

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Week 2 Summary: Design Development

Monday: Finished T-shirts Started Model AutoCAD drawings/SketchUp Model Learned how to use illustrator/Exacto knife Tuesday: Structural Engineering Presentation (powerpoint) Liveloads (things that move)/dead loads (stationary objects) Foundations the larger the structure, the deeper the foundation below the frostline (42″) – min. depth High rise (80′-90′-foundation) concrete slabs (3″-6″) tension, compression, bending, shear, torsion (FORCES) wood(cannot …

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