Architectural Engineering - Construction Management

Turnberry Tower Arlington

Arlington, Virginia





Click here to access Larry's final senior thesis report (pdf). This report is the culmination of the reseearch and analysis conducted throughout the 2008-2009 school year.

Below are (pdf) links to each section:

1. Abstract

2. Acknowledgements

3. Executive Summary

4. Project Introduction

5. Project Team Overview

5.1 Client Information
5.2 Project Delivery System
5.3 Project Staffing Plan

6. Existing Conditions

6.1 Site Plan of Existing Conditions
6.2 Local Conditions
6.3 Demolition of Existing Building

7. Project Logistics

7.1 Project Schedule Summary
7.2 Detailed Project Schedule
7.3 Project Cost Evaluation
7.4 General Conditions Estimate
7.5 Detailed Structural System Estimate

8. Introduction to Thesis Analysis

9. Analysis 1 - Window Wall Attachment with Reinforced Concrete (Structural Breadth)

9.1 Introduction
9.2 Problem Statement
9.3 Goal
9.4 Research Steps
9.5 Tools
9.6 Expected Outcome
9.7 Use of Post Tension Concrete
9.8 Redesigning the Floor Slabs Using Direct Design Method (Structural Breadth)
9.9 Scheduling the Project: Post Tension Concrete vs. Reinforced Concrete
9.10 Schedule Comparison
9.11 Cost Comparison between Post Tension Concrete and Reinforced Concrete
9.12 Conclusion & Recommendation

10. Analysis 2 - Supply Water System (Mechanical Breadth & Critical Industry Issue)

10.1 Introduction
10.2 Problem Statement
10.3 Goal
10.4 Research Steps
10.5 Tools
10.6 Expected Outcome
10.7 Existing Supply Water System
10.8 Use of Propress Supply Water System (Mechanical Breadth)
10.9 Redesigning the CPVC System Utilizing the Propress System
10.10 Comparing the CPVC System vs. Propress System
10.11 LEED Impact (Critical Industry Issue)
10.12 Conclusion & Recommendation

11. Analysis 3 - Site Logistics Plan for Drywall Deliveries

11.1 Introduction
11.2 Problem Statement
11.3 Goal
11.4 Research Steps
11.5 Tools
11.6 Expected Outcome
11.7 Understanding the Existing Site Plan
11.8 Referring to Arlington County about Logistics Changes
11.9 Modifying the Site Plan for the Drywall Subcontractor
11.10 Comparing Site Plans
11.11 Conclusion & Recommendation

Appendix A - Project Schedules

Appendix B - Project Estimates

Appendix C - Structural Calculations

Appendix D - Structural System Schedule and Cost Estimates

Appendix E - Supply Water System Takeoff Notes and Estimates

Appnedix F - Site Logistic Plan for Material Delivery



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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 Lawrence Peter Warner Jr. 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.
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