Architectural Engineering
IPD/BIM Thesis

The Pennsylvania State Universiy

The New York Times Building
620 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY


Andres Perez l Structural Option l 2009-2010





Welcome to Andres Perez's
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.

5/2/10 CPEP Site Fully Functional
5/2/10 ABET Assessment & Reflection Posted
4/30/10 Thesis Presentation Posted
4/16/10 Thesis Research Posted
4/7/10 Final Report Posted
3/23/10 Revised Proposal (Structural MAE Req.) Posted
1/15/10 Revised Proposal Posted
12/15/09 IPD/BIM Team 3 Proposal Posted
12/7/09 Technical Report 3 Posted
11/2/09 Technical Report 2 Posted
10/11/09 Thesis Abstract Posted
10/06/09 Technical Report 1 Posted
09/16/09 Building Statistics Posted
09/11/09 Student Biography Posted
09/10/09 NYT Building Site Visit
CPEP Draft Submission
08/12/09 Building Approval Received
Senior Thesis Main Page l Pennsylvania State University l Architectural Engineering l AE Computer Labs l PSU BIM Wiki l Contact Andres at
This webpage was last updated on May 2, 2010 by Andres Perez and is hosted by the AE Department © 2009.
User 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 intrepretation of Andres Perez. Changes and discrepencies in no way imply that the original designed 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.