151 First Side
Pittsburgh, PA

This is a student-generated Capstone Project e-Portfolio (CPEP) produced in conjunction with the AE Senior Thesis e-Studio.

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 are solely the interpretation of William Buchko. 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.

Class started, Owner permission obtained, CPEP started
Building Statistics, Part 1 posted
Tech. Document 1 has been submitted and posted
Tech. Document 2 has been submitted and posted
Building Statistics, Part 2 posted
Student Biography has been posted
Thesis Proposal has been posted
Revised Thesis Proposal has been posted
Final Report has been posted
Revised Final Report, Final Presentation, Research, and Reflection posted




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.




This page was last updated on 9/12/2007, by William Buchko and is hosted by the AE Department ©2007