Phoenixville Area Middle School

Phoenixville, PA

Richard Schimpf

Construction Management 


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Senior Thesis e-Studio









Welcome to Richard Schimpf's AE Senior Thesis e-Studio Portofolio




The Capstone Project Electronic Portfolio (CPEP) is a web‐based project and information center. Itcontains material produced for a year‐long Senior Thesis class. Its purpose, in addition to providingcentral storage of individual assignments, is to foster communication and collaboration betweenstudent, faculty consultant, course instructors, and industry consultants. This website is dedicated tothe research and analysis conducted via guidelines provided by the Department of ArchitecturalEngineering. For an explanation of this capstone design course and its requirements click here.



Thesis Project Sponsors:

Reynolds Construction


All renderings of the Phoenixville Area Middle School have been supplied byReynolds Construction Management, Inc.

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 design and construction methodologies for this senior thesis project are solely the interpretation of Richard Schimpf. Changes and discrepencies 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.

1.17.12 Building Statistics II Posted
1.13.12 Revised Proposal Posted


Final Proposal Posted

11.16.11 Technical Report 3 Posted
10.24.11 Thesis Abstract Posted
10.21.11 Technical Report 2 Posted
9.23.11 Technical Report 1 Posted
9.9.11 Student Bio Posted
9.1.11 Owner Approval
9.1.11 Website Activated
8.22.11 Classes Begin



















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