Design… Design…Design…

“The task ahead of you is never greater than the strength within you.”


What: Design Build Presentation + Designing the Program Parts

Where: VOA Associates, 224 South Michigan Avenue, Suite 1400

When: Thursday, February 04, 5:00 – 7:00 pm


First, there was a presentation on last summer’s ACE Design Build. Then, we continued to design! The first official meeting of the project managers happened. And then the New Bridge and Architecture groups presented their work thus far.



-Deadline: Friday, February 12


Just in case you forgot the groups 🙂 :

Existing Bridge Team

Project Manager: Derek


-Produce 3d model of existing bridge

-Formulate plan for preservation and integration with new bridge components

New Bridge Team

Project Manager: Andres


-Design new bridge structure, who will use it, how will it move

-Integrate with existing bridge

-Later, begin 3d model for new bridge

Green Space Team

Project Manager: Kristina


-Sustainable components

-Landscaping, hardscaping

Surrounding Site Team

Project Manager: TBD


-Interaction with all spaces around bridge

-How to extend the bridge into the public

Architectural/Building Component Team

Project Manager: Michelle, Nimah


-What type of building fits the site?

-Begin design, later, build 3d model for building

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Blog Quiz:

Who is your biggest role model / hero? Please explain how they have shaped the person you are and wish to be.

*Note: Answer this question by next Thursday to possibly receive a prize. Answer by emailing your response to We would love to hear your thoughts! It can be brief, and do not be afraid to speak up!!

Next Meeting Where: VOA Associates, 224 South Michigan Avenue, Suite 1400

Next Meeting When: Thursday, February 11, 5:00 – 7:00 pm

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