Image 1. View from Yorktown Blvd.


Image 2. View from Plaza level







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 Benjamin Mahoney. 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.

Note: All images/renderings were supplied by Davis, Carter, Scott Ltd.


About Benjamin Mahoney


Benjamin Joseph Mahoney is currently a fifth year Architectural Engineering student at the Pennsylvania State University. In December 2010, he will graduate with an Integrated Bachelor/Master of Architectural Engineering degree, with a concentration in Construction Management. Upon graduation, Benjamin will be granted EIT status as a result of passing the Fundamentals of Engineering exam in the fall of 2008.

Over the past two summers, Benjamin has gained valuable experience throughout his two internships with James G. Davis Construction Corporation in Rockville, MD.  In 2008, he worked alongside Project Managers on a 295,000-SF LEED Gold office building in Washington D.C.  Most recently, in the summer of 2009, Benjamin assisted in the management of a 267,000-SF academic and residential facility at Marymount University in Arlington, VA.  This particular project is also the basis of study for Benjamin’s Senior Capstone Project.

Outside of the classroom, Benjamin is a member of both S:PACE (Student Chapter of the Partnership for Achieving Construction Excellence) and  SSAE (Student Society of Architectural Engineers).  Additionally, Mr. Mahoney is an active P.I.A.A. (Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association) football official.

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