Christopher M. DiLorenzo

Construction Option



Butler Health System

New Inpatient Tower

Addition & Renovation

Butler, PA

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 Christopher DiLorenzo. 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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[Technical Assignment One]

Technical Assignment One provides background information of the Butler Health System New Inpatient Tower Addition and Renovation. The report includes information on the project schedule, building systems, cost evaluation, existing conditions, client information, project delivery system, and staffing plans.

Tech 1

[Technical Assignment Two]

Technical Assignment Two provides a more detailed analysis of key features that affect the project execution of the Butler Health System New Inpatient Tower. The report includes a detailed project schedule, site layout planning for steel erection, a detailed structural estimate, a general conditions estimate, and a discussion of some critical industry issues.

Tech 2

[Technical Assignment Three]

Technical Assignment Three includes a detailed analysis of alternative methods. For this report, key areas of the project are identified that are good candidates for research, alternative methods, value engineering, and schedule compression. This report also includes information on constructability challenges for the Butler Health System New Inpatient Tower.

Tech 3