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Empowering Villages Community Center: Kilimbi, Rwanda, Serena J. Reeves Aug 2020

Empowering Villages Community Center: Kilimbi, Rwanda, Serena J. Reeves

Architectural Engineering

In collaboration with Journeyman International and Empowering Villages this project includes the structural drawings and calculations for a community center located in a rural part of Kilimbi, Rwanda. The structural systems utilized include conventional wood framing, wood framed trusses, special concrete moment frames, special concrete cantilevered columns, conventional continuous foundations, pad footings and a slab on grade. The goal of this project is to promote a healthy community dynamic by providing spaces for assembly, social programs, skills training, and recreation. It includes classrooms, a library, and outdoor learning areas.


Mòn Briyè Primary School Journeyman International, Leah E. George, Devin R. Williams Jun 2019

Mòn Briyè Primary School Journeyman International, Leah E. George, Devin R. Williams

Architectural Engineering

Journeyman International (JI) is a non-profit organization that pairs emerging professionals in the architectural, structural engineering, and construction management industries with humanitarian projects in underdeveloped countries overseeing the design and construction process. The Mòn Briyè Primary School is a JI project led and funded by The 610 Project, an Alabama-based non-profit organization dedicated to the sustainable success of developing Haitian communities through education. This primary school will be located in Mornes Brieux, Haiti and consists of three buildings: one classroom building for first to fourth grade, one classroom building for fifth to eighth grades, and one building for administration. The …


Rubagabaga Village : Empowering Villages Center And Agricultural Training Center, Jenna M. Williams, Julia R. De Hart Jun 2019

Rubagabaga Village : Empowering Villages Center And Agricultural Training Center, Jenna M. Williams, Julia R. De Hart

Architectural Engineering

By partnering with non-profit organizations such as Journeyman International and Empowering Villages, undergraduate students can engage in senior projects that have far reaching humanitarian impacts. Journeyman International is well known for creating powerful teams of students who tackle design challenges in developing countries. This paper details the work of two architectural engineering students from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo on a design for the Empowering Villages Center (EVC) and Agricultural Training Facility (ATF) in Rubagabaga Village, Rwanda. The EVC and ATF project was proposed by Empowering Villages, an organization that aims to bring electricity and socioeconomic growth to …


Bihongora Library And Community Center, Nicholas M. Dekker, Elyssa L. Adams Jun 2019

Bihongora Library And Community Center, Nicholas M. Dekker, Elyssa L. Adams

Architectural Engineering

No abstract provided.


Karambo Micro-Industrial Complex Structural Design, Sophia E. Abshire, Stella M. Bates Jun 2018

Karambo Micro-Industrial Complex Structural Design, Sophia E. Abshire, Stella M. Bates

Architectural Engineering

The Karambo Micro-Industrial Complex consists of 3 buildings located approximately 3.5 m above and 50 m away from the Karambo River in the Rubavu District of Western Rwanda. Each building will be constructed of concrete framework, confined masonry walls and steel trusses. The purpose of these buildings will be to serve as a classroom, library, an dd industrial work space to empower the citizens of this village. The purpose of this project was to provide a complete structural design. In this report you will find a description of the project and structural design as well as a complete structural calculation …


Structural Calculations For A Library In The Dominican Republic With Mission Twentyfive35, Erika Dileva Dec 2017

Structural Calculations For A Library In The Dominican Republic With Mission Twentyfive35, Erika Dileva

Architectural Engineering

The Amoveo Group in collaboration with Mission TwentyFive35 focuses on the northern region of the Dominican Republic, “El Cibao”, to share the Gospel and plant churches by implementing a sustainable solution that addresses the community’s four needs. Mission TwentyFive35 identifies the lack of clean water, food sustainability shortcomings, limited access to primary healthcare and education, and the absence of technical and vocational job training as the primary contributors to these extremely impoverished communities.

This project provides structural calculations for a library within Mission TwentyFive35’s vocational campus near Santiago, Dominican Republic. In partnership with a nonprofit humanitarian organization called Journeyman International, …


Structural Calculations For Community Center And Stage, Mission Twentyfive35 Dominican Republic, Jocelyn Lu, Mindy Trieu Jun 2017

Structural Calculations For Community Center And Stage, Mission Twentyfive35 Dominican Republic, Jocelyn Lu, Mindy Trieu

Architectural Engineering

No abstract provided.


Structural Calculations For Tia Ana's Sustainable Development, Danielle Rustagi Jun 2016

Structural Calculations For Tia Ana's Sustainable Development, Danielle Rustagi

Architectural Engineering

Tia Ana’s Sustainable Development is located in the El Salvadorian countryside, just outside of the capital city San Salvador. Currently, Tia Ana’s is located in the city of San Salvador, where there is little room for the children and a significant amount of violence and instability. In order to make the relocation of the orphanage feasible financially, a portion of the countryside landscape will contain a small hotel and numerous small dwellings nested in the tropical surroundings. By relocating the orphanage to the countryside, the children housed by Tia Ana will experience a safer and more stable environment and this …


Structural Calculations For Nepal Vocational Learning Center, Nicholas Petrarca Jun 2016

Structural Calculations For Nepal Vocational Learning Center, Nicholas Petrarca

Architectural Engineering

This project goal is to build a Leadership Vocational School for youth, women, differently abled, and local leaders of rural and Kathmandu Nepal. The client for this project is an organization called Sakcham Rural Nepal and they partnered with a humanitarian organization called Journeyman International to find Architecture and Architectural Engineering students to design a safe, attractive and functional building to fit their needs.