INOVA Fairfax Hospital
South Patient Tower

Falls Church, VA




Student Bio

Building Statistics


Technical Assignments

Thesis Research

Thesis Proposal


Final Report




Welcome to Michael's Senior Thesis

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.


All rendered images courtesy of Turner Construction.

4/20/12 CPEP Ready for Final Review
4/20/12 ABET Assessment and Reflection Posted
4/11/12 Final Presentation Posted
4/2/12 Executive Summary
4/2/12 Final Report Posted
1/12/12 Proposal: Revision 1 Posted
12/8/11 Proposal Posted
11/14/11 Technical Report 3 Posted
10/19/11 Technical Report 2 Posted
10/3/11 Thesis Abstract Posted
9/22/11 Technical Report 1 Posted
9/7/11 Building Statistics: Part 1 & Part 2 Posted to CPEP
9/1/11 Student Bio Posted
8/26/11 Building Statistics: Part 1 Draft
8/26/11 CPEP Website Created
8/22/11 Fall Semester Begins
5/25/11 Owner's Permission Obtained

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 Michael Morder.
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

Last Updated: 4/20/12 by Michael Morder
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