Mechanical Option
McKinstry Oregon HQ
Portland, OR






5.1.09 The McKinstry Oregon HQ Senior Thesis was awarded with the Gershon Meckler Memorial Award for Innovative Building Mechanical System Design. Thank you to the late Gershon Meckler as well as Barry Eileen Weinstein for their continued support of the Penn State Architectural Engineering Program and Senior Thesis.
4.30.09 Resume updated
4.27.09 Edited Final Report Posted
4.27.09 References Posted
4.27.09 Thesis Reflection Posted
4.22.09 Final Presentation Posted
4.6.09 Final Report Posted
2.23.09 February 23 Milestone Met
2.9.09 Progress Schedule Adjusted
2.9.09 February 9 Milestone NOT met
2.2.09 Updated Progress Schedule
1.28.09 Spring Semester Progress Schedule
1.26.09 First Milestone Met
1.12.09 Thesis Proposal
1.12.09 Breadth Proposal
12.9.08 Tech Report III
11.2.08 Tech Report II
10.13.08 Building Stats II
9.29.08 Tech Report 1
9.29.08 Abstract
9.14.08 Resume
9.3.08 Student Bio
9.3.08 Building Stats 1

Architectural Engineering Senior Thesis 2009

Welcome to the senior thesis website for the McKinstry Oregon HQ. Here you will find all the information you will need throughout the next two semesters. Check back regularly for updates and feel free to contact us with comments or suggestions about the site.



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 explantion of this capstone design course and its requirements

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This page was last updated on May 4, 2009 by Alex Wyczalkowski and is hosted by the AE Department Copyright 2009

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 Alex Wyczalkowski. 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.