Structural Option
1100 Broadway
Oakland, CA

Welcome to Sonja's Senior Thesis web page


Owner permission obtained
Web page created
9/5/08 Biography posted
Building statistics Part 1-General Building Data posted
9/30/08 Technical Assignment 1 posted
10/6/08 Building Abstract posted
10/8/08 Building Statistics completed with the posting of Part 2-Primary Engineering Systems
10/25/08 Technical Assignment 2 posted
11/25/08 Technical Assignment 3 posted
12/12/08 Senior Thesis Proposal posted
1/16/09 Revised Proposal posted
1/20/09 Question posted to discussion board
1/26/09 Milestone #1 completed
2/09/09 Milestone #2 completed
2/16/09 Consultation with Dr. Hanagan
2/23/09 Milestone #3 completed
3/16/09 Milestone #4 completed
4/7/09 Final Report posted
5/1/09 ABET Outcome Survey and Reflections posted
5/6/09 Thesis Presentation posted
5/6/09 Thesis Research 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 web site 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.

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 Sonja Hinish. 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 5/6/09 by Sonja G. Hinish and is hosted by the AE Department ©2008
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