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Kaiser Permanente MOB

at Tysons Corner

8008 Westpark Drive McLean, Va 22102

Brooke Helgesen

Construction Management




Brooke's Bio Page




Brooke Helgesen is currently a 5th year senior in the Architectural Engineering department at the Pennsylvania State University. She will graduate in May 2012 with a Bachelor degree in Architectural Engineering with a focus in Construction Management.

Brooke worked in a construction management internship with DPR Construction in the Summer of 2011. She worked alongside the assistant superintendent as a project engineer on the Kaiser Permanente Medical Office Building in Tysons Corner VA, which she is currently researching as her thesis project. In this role she operated and analyzed a temporary LED potential cost saving system, coordinated with subcontractors on site, lead weekly PE safety meetings, as well as held responsibility for buyout of multiple divisions.

During her student career, Brooke has worked in East Halls at Penn State for 4 years and is involved in extracurriculars including the Student Partnership for Achieving Construction Excellence (S:PACE). She enjoys spending her free time with family and friends, reading, being outdoors and running.

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Senior Thesis Main Page Penn State AE AE Computer Labs Contact Brooke

The Capstone Project Electronic Porfolio (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. thesis 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.

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 Brooke Helgesen. 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 8/31/11 by Brooke Helgesen and is hosted by the Department of Architectural Engineering, Copyright ©2011