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Welcome to Alex Kosis' AE Senior Thesis e-Portfolio
The Capstone Project Electronic Portfolio (CPEP) is a web‐based project and information center. It contains material produced for a year‐long Senior Thesis class. Its purpose, in addition to providing central storage of individual assignments, is to foster communication and collaboration between student, faculty consultant, course instructors, and industry consultants. This website is dedicated to the research and analysis conducted via guidelines provided by the Department of Architectural Engineering. For an explanation of this capstone design course and its requirements click here.


Aug. 27

First Day of Classes

Aug. 27

Signed Owner Permission Form Due

Aug. 31
Sep. 7

e-Studio Webpage Started

Sep. 20
Oct. 5
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Oct. 29
Dec. 3
Dec. 17
Apr. 9
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May 10


Note: While great efforts have been taken to provide accurate and complete information on the pages of CPEP, please be aware that the information contained herewith is considered a work‐in‐progress for this thesis project. Modifications and changes related to the original building designs and construction methodologies for this senior thesis project ar e solely the interpretation of Alex Kosis. Changes and discrepancies in no way imply that the original design contained errors or was flawed. Differing assumptions, code references, requirements, and methodologies have been incorporated into this thesis project; therefore, investigation results may vary from the original design.


This page was last updated on December 3, 2007 by Alex Kosis and is hosted by the AE Department ©2007