PACE is a working partnership between Penn State students, faculty, and building industry practitioners.

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Prof. Robert Leicht


104 Eng. Unit A
University Park, PA 16802


(814) 863-2080

(814) 863-4789

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PACE Current Projects

Virtual Design and Construction

Developing teaching modules for design and construction planning in virtual environments.



Strawbale Construction Technology

Laboratory and field research investigating the structural and thermal properties of loadbearing strawbale wall systems, and the deployment of strawbale construction methods in American Indian communities.


Main Events

Integrated / BIM Studio final presentations - Stuckeman Family Building

When: Wed Apr 23, 2014 11am to 5pm  EDT

PACE Dinner

When: Wed Apr 23, 2014 6pm to Wed Apr 23, 2014 9pm  EDT

PACE Seminar

When: Thu Apr 24, 2014 8am to 5pm  EDT

PACE Advisory Board

When: Fri Jun 6, 2014 9am to 4pm  EDT

Where: Philadelphia Navy Yard, Building 661 Immersive Construction (ICon) Lab

Beaver Stadium Tour

When: Wed Nov 5, 2014 5pm to 6pm  EST

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