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Exploratory Study Into Sustainability Expertise In The Irish Architecture, Engineering And Construction (Aec) Sector, Lloyd Scott, Emmanuella Asantewaa Twumasi 2018 Dublin Institute of Technology

Exploratory Study Into Sustainability Expertise In The Irish Architecture, Engineering And Construction (Aec) Sector, Lloyd Scott, Emmanuella Asantewaa Twumasi

Conference papers

The Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) sector is a rich environment, involving the use of expertise at various levels with much intensity and in unique situations. In the attainment of sustainable construction, construction sustainability performance is indispensable. The participants implementing sustainable construction practices are key to a sustainable construction sector. This study seeks to understand the level of sustainability expertise in the Irish AEC sector which is part of an ongoing research at the Dublin Institute of Technology, within the School of Surveying and Construction Management. The early explorative phase of this research involves getting a depth of understanding as ...


Jual Obat Aborsi Surabaya 082223456702 Jaminan Tuntas, Airin Maria 2018 University of California, San Francisco

My Catalyst, Gabrielle Gambino Lyon 2018 Augustana College, Rock Island Illinois

My Catalyst, Gabrielle Gambino Lyon

Celebration of Learning

Over the course of my internship and shadow program with Pepper Lawson Construction and Ziegler Cooper Architects, I was able to explore the various career paths involved in the design, construction, and civil engineering fields. My work on the construction site of a high-rise apartment building located in the heart of Houston, TX allowed me first-hand experience working and learning alongside project engineers, contractors, building developers, and the construction team.

This project was the perfect confluence of my main areas of interest: structural, mechanical, civil, and environmental engineering, as well as architecture. My daily work consisted of on-site walk throughs ...


Multidisciplinary Research Efforts In Post-Earthquake Civil Infrastructure Reconnaissance, Jack Bergquist, Anahid A. Behrouzi 2018 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Multidisciplinary Research Efforts In Post-Earthquake Civil Infrastructure Reconnaissance, Jack Bergquist, Anahid A. Behrouzi

Architectural Engineering

To address existing challenges with filtering and classification of post-earthquake structural damage images, the authors are engaged in a multidisciplinary project to develop and train a machine-learning algorithm that identifies relevant photographs and assigns damage tags to those images. The research team is predominantly comprised of undergraduate students and is led by a structural engineering and a computer science faculty. While machine-learning algorithms have been successfully used for image tagging in a variety of fields (health care, manufacturing, etc.), the extension of this approach for earthquake reconnaissance is only just beginning. As such, the creation and development of this tool ...


Asyv Women's Cooperative And Opportunity Center, Tia Justine Wright DeHarpport, Tatyana Markovna Wohlfarth 2018 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Asyv Women's Cooperative And Opportunity Center, Tia Justine Wright Deharpport, Tatyana Markovna Wohlfarth

Architectural Engineering

Journeyman International is a non-profit company that coordinates the design and construction of humanitarian projects between architecture, architectural engineering, and construction management students in order to build impactful projects in developing nations at a minimal cost. One of these projects is Kwitunga: a Women’s Cooperative and Opportunity Center in the Eastern Province of Rwanda. This project consists of four buildings that create a space for women to design, create, and sell clothing items, harvest tropical fruits, socialize, and provide a safe space for their children. The project team consists of four students from California Polytechnic State University in San ...


City Cottage Education Center, Connor Michael Flora, Alex Paris Remiticado 2018 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

City Cottage Education Center, Connor Michael Flora, Alex Paris Remiticado

Architectural Engineering

No abstract provided.


Structural Calculations For A Medical Clinic In The Dominican Republic With Mission Twentyfive35, Erica Marie Croft, Thomas H. Sidebottom 2018 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Structural Calculations For A Medical Clinic In The Dominican Republic With Mission Twentyfive35, Erica Marie Croft, Thomas H. Sidebottom

Architectural Engineering

Located in the northern region of the Dominican Republic, Rural Resilience is a clinic situated on a vocational campus in the rural town of Via Tapia. In collaboration with the Amoveo Group, Mission TwentyFive35 initiated the design and construction of this vocational campus to address the community’s limited access to healthcare and education, clean water, food, and the lack of vocational job training. Planned to be completed in several phases, this campus aims as a means to solve these shortcomings. This project provides the structural calculations and drawings for the clinic within Mission TwentyFive35’s campus. In coordination with ...


Poly Canyon Entryway Redesign, Antonio Emiliano Baldazo 2018 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Poly Canyon Entryway Redesign, Antonio Emiliano Baldazo

Architectural Engineering

Persistence of Vision investigates the relationship between past, present, and future perceptions of place in the Poly Canyon area. Persistence of Vision takes up the Cal Poly mantra of “learn by doing,” and explores its pedagogical value by engaging with theory, design, engineering and implementation. This project is manifest in the form of a series of signs in the so-called “architectural graveyard” area; with an eye towards changing the name, perceptions, and narratives about this place. This project hopes to create a recognition within the minds of students that this place is, and was intended to be, a place for ...


Structural Design For School Administration Block In Zimbabwe, Serina Zepeda 2018 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Structural Design For School Administration Block In Zimbabwe, Serina Zepeda

Architectural Engineering

No abstract provided.


Structural Analysis Of The High Bay Steel Reaction Frames, Jerry Hue Truong Luong, Garrett Michael Brown 2018 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Structural Analysis Of The High Bay Steel Reaction Frames, Jerry Hue Truong Luong, Garrett Michael Brown

Architectural Engineering

No abstract provided.


Heavy Timber Buckling-Restrained Brace Frame, Gideon Baum 2018 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Heavy Timber Buckling-Restrained Brace Frame, Gideon Baum

Architectural Engineering

No abstract provided.


Poly Canyon Observation Deck, Sitora Vaxidova, Emir Kuljancic 2018 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Poly Canyon Observation Deck, Sitora Vaxidova, Emir Kuljancic

Architectural Engineering

Poly Canyon Observation Platform is a proposed CM/ARCE interdisciplinary senior project with a goal of providing an observation point/rest stop for hikers and bikers. The platform has a shaded cover and seating area overlooking Poly Canyon for a rewarding experience after a long trek out to the lookout point.


Mt Carmel Entrance Canopy, Kyle N. Chase, Ricardo Gustavson, Max Snook, Jiaming Liu 2018 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Mt Carmel Entrance Canopy, Kyle N. Chase, Ricardo Gustavson, Max Snook, Jiaming Liu

Architectural Engineering

The Mt Carmel Entrance Canopy project consists of the architectural and structural design of a new entrance canopy for the Mt Carmel Church. In addition it includes construction shop drawings and a break down of the construction process. Key aspects of the report include the architectural design, structural design, interaction with the client, interaction with manufactures, and the construction process.


Modular House Restoration, Abby M. Lentz, Michael L. Blanchard 2018 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Modular House Restoration, Abby M. Lentz, Michael L. Blanchard

Architectural Engineering

The aim of this senior project is to help restore the vitality of Poly Canyon by continuing the renovation of the Modular House. The Modular house was originally built in 1969 as living quarters for caretakers of Poly Canyon. The two-story structure was built as a series of 8 foot (ft.) by 8 ft. wall, floor and ceiling frames in a 2x3 bay floor plan. The 8 ft squares were filled with 2 standard sized 4 ft. by 8 ft. plywood sheets. Since its original construction, triangular expansions have been added to the floor plan of the original layout. Also ...


Reaching To The Sky: Research And Design Process Of A Skyscraper, Jessica Brist 2018 University of Wyoming

Reaching To The Sky: Research And Design Process Of A Skyscraper, Jessica Brist

Honors Theses AY 17/18

The design and construction of skyscrapers has rapidly increased in the last decade. This project results in the architectural design of an iconic hotel on the beach of Barcelona, Spain. Consideration for the surrounding Barcelona architecture, means of egress, structural system, mechanical system, shading design, and heating and cooling loads is incorporated within the floor plan and three-dimensional design of the building. Precedent examples are used to support design decisions. While the hotel is designed in detail, this project also includes the masterplan for the vacant site surrounding the hotel lot.


Transfused Architecture: Ascent Of A Developing World, Sandy Ferrier 2018 Kennesaw State University

Transfused Architecture: Ascent Of A Developing World, Sandy Ferrier

Bachelor of Architecture Theses - 5th Year

Because there is a lack of adequate health care facilities in developing countries, there is a substantial amount of unrealized, optimal health gains and effective, architectural interventions which are not fully realized. With 80% of its population living below the world poverty line, Haiti is one of the poorest countries in the Western hemisphere. The United Nations Development Program’s 2014 report shows the extents of poverty at 75% mainly in the rural areas of Haiti. Only 25% of households benefit from adequate sanitation, thus people become more susceptible to infections and diseases. Reoccurring natural catastrophes have also dented the ...


A Case Study On The Design Of Safe Spaces In Hospitals Vulnerable To Tornadoes In Central Us, Lucy Owusua Ampaw - Asiedu 2018 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

A Case Study On The Design Of Safe Spaces In Hospitals Vulnerable To Tornadoes In Central Us, Lucy Owusua Ampaw - Asiedu

Architectural Engineering -- Dissertations and Student Research

In the wake of recent disasters happening around the world such as the earthquake in Italy (January 2017); hurricanes in the United States (U.S.) (September 2016 and 2017); and compounding disasters in Haiti (September 2010 and 2016); to our best knowledge, never has the world seen the need to work on preemptive rather than reactionary measures to address this issue. Tornadoes are natural hazards that commonly occur in mid-western and central states of the U.S. Tornadoes, like all natural hazards, are very destructive and result in massive destruction to building structures, causing billions of dollars in damage and ...


Solar And Rain Catching Canopy. Urban Oasis, Afolabi Ibitoye, Langston Clark, Elena Zimareva, Evan Banks, Alexander Aptekar 2018 CUNY New York City College of Technology

Solar And Rain Catching Canopy. Urban Oasis, Afolabi Ibitoye, Langston Clark, Elena Zimareva, Evan Banks, Alexander Aptekar

Publications and Research

The Urban Oasis is designed to work within existing “pocket parks” in New York City as a combined rainwater collector, personal electronics charging station and resting designation for New Yorkers. Intended to not only lessen the demand on the city power grid by using renewable energy to charge devices, the urban oasis is also intended to mitigate grey water overfill in New York’s combined sewer system and, in general, serve as a model for responsible environmental stewardship in urban areas.

The important technical aspects of the canopy specifically analyzed were:

a) how much rainwater could the canopy be expected ...


Development Of A Model To Predict The Likelihood Of Complaints Due To Assorted Tone-In-Noise Combinations, Joonhee Lee, Lily M. Wang 2018 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Development Of A Model To Predict The Likelihood Of Complaints Due To Assorted Tone-In-Noise Combinations, Joonhee Lee, Lily M. Wang

Architectural Engineering -- Faculty Publications

This paper develops a model to predict if listeners would be likely to complain due to annoyance when exposed to a certain noise signal with a prominent tone, such as those commonly produced by heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning systems. Twenty participants completed digit span tasks while exposed in a controlled lab to noise signals with differing levels of tones, ranging from 125 to 1000 Hz, and overall loudness. After completing the digit span tasks under each noise signal, from which task accuracy and speed of completion were captured, subjects were asked to rate level of annoyance and indicate the likelihood ...


Hands-On Activities To Increase Student Engagement In Undergraduate Structural Dynamics Course, Chad D. Facciolo, Anahid A. Behrouzi 2018 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Hands-On Activities To Increase Student Engagement In Undergraduate Structural Dynamics Course, Chad D. Facciolo, Anahid A. Behrouzi

Architectural Engineering

This report documents the design and implementation of several physical models and hands-on lab activities incorporated in an undergraduate structural dynamics lecture and laboratory course pairing offered at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo in the Architectural Engineering department during the Winter 2018 quarter. In previous quarters, the laboratory course has lacked opportunities for students to conduct their own physical experiments and has consisted primarily of MATLAB programming activities. Efforts to illustrate the dynamic behavior of various structures have primarily involved instructor demonstrations or online videos.

The addition of physical models in the Winter 2018 offering promotes an engaging ...


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